[XeTeX] 64.bit XeTex was::Re: Trying to build microtype-aware xetex

Keith J. Schultz keithjschultz at web.de
Thu Sep 1 20:00:35 CEST 2011

Am 31.08.2011 um 20:12 schrieb George N. White III:

> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Richard Koch <koch at math.uoregon.edu> wrote:
>> Folks,
[snip, snip]
>> Having said all of that, it would be wonderful if someone would take on the
>> task of converting the Macintosh portions of XeTeX from ATSUI to Core Text,
>> since it would remove the worry that Apple (at some distant time) would
>> remove the 32 bit ATSUI Library from the system, and would allow us to compile
>> all of TeX Live in 64 bits.
> It might be better to put energy into other projects (luatex and supporting
> libraries).  If x86_64 xetex is needed, simply follow macports and
> compile for x86_64 using open source libraries.
	The only reason the Macports version is 64-bit is because they removed the
	ASTUI support!! They have not replaced it.


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