[XeTeX] Building on Intel Mac

Jon Breitenbucher kahless at mac.com
Mon Nov 27 03:24:51 CET 2006

The tarball worked for me as well. Something is not right with the  
svn checkout I got today.

On Nov 26, 2006, at 8:29 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 27 nov. 06 à 01:44, Peter Dyballa a écrit :
>> Am 27.11.2006 um 00:32 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
>>> Permission problem?
>>> build-xetex is creating the Work subdirectory by invoking bash on  
>>> the
>>> script ./runConfigure.sh. Is bash your shell of choice?
>> Bruno,
>> whether the login shell is bash or tcsh makes no difference.
> Thanks for the clarification. All I can say is that downloading the
> tarball SVN snapshots from <http://scripts.sil.org/svn-view/xetex/>
> and <http://scripts.sil.org/svn-view/xdvipdfmx/> then building and
> installing did work for me on a variety of setups:
> - teTeX-based i-Package on a PPC Mac
> - TeXLive-based i-Package on a PPC Mac
> - TeXLive-based i-Package on an Intel Mac
> In all cased this involved:
> - cd'ing for XeTeX to the TRUNK directory of the unarchived xetex
> source snapshot, then executing:
> 	sh build-xetex
> 	sudo sh install-xetex
> - cd-ing for xdvipdfmx to the TRUNK directory of the unarchived
> xdvipdfmx source snapshot, then executing:
> 	sh configure --with-kpathsea=/usr/local/TeXLive
> 	  --with-ft2lib=/usr/local/lib/libfreetype.a
> 	  --with-ft2include=/usr/local/include/freetype2
> 	make
> 	sudo make install
> Bruno
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