[tlbuild] Checking if biber binary can run on a given plarfotm? (Was: TL'11 build schedule)

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Tue Mar 22 00:04:08 CET 2011

    skip installing biber if FreeBSD < 7.1 is detected?

What does the TL platform detection code (tlmgr print-platform) print on
those systems?  If it prints "i386-freebsd", it seems it shouldn't.  If
it doesn't print that, then no binary will be installed.

    The correct way to test this is to check __FreeBSD_version (defined in

The idea of perusing sys/param.h sounds absolutely horrible :).


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