Re: [alpine-aports] Re: alpine linux + texlive
On Sun, 16 Aug 2015 19:25:43 -0700
Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 10:37:07AM -0300, Isadora Souza wrote:
> > Hello Isaac.
> > I need texlive on a daily basis because I'm writing my masters thesis.
> > I'm now using alpine linux but I have the same bug I found here:
> > http://bugs.alpinelinux.org/issues/4514
> > Would you be kind enough to look into the issue? I found your email
> > from the website where you were listed as a dev.
> > Thanks a lot, I really need this.
> (CC'ing the contributor and the aports mailing list.)
> I've never used TeX, so I'm not really the best person to ask; and I
> don't think I could test a fix for the build script, given how large
> TeXlive is.
> But the BLFS archives, particularly this post:
> point at this modification to the install script:
> as being necessary.
> Untested patch (against aports)attached.
> Nobody ever said that the texlive-20150521-source is enough to get a
> running/working system. You need the Master/texmf-dist tree, also in svn.
> There you find
> I repeat: Taking the source.tar.gz, compiling, and using the inst
> directory will *NOT* give you a working TeX system. The source tar is
> only used for building the binaries *to*be*dropped* into Master/bin/*ARCH>/
> Isaac Dunham
Thanks for looking at it.
The patch does not seem to fix the issue totally. But I believe it is a
step in the right direction so I applied it (with a minor fix:
Received on Tue Aug 18 2015 - 16:01:57 UTC