[tex-live] A plea for shared libraries of libkpathsea

Vladimir Volovich vvv@vsu.ru
Tue, 21 May 2002 13:33:21 +0400

"NP" == Norbert Preining writes:

 NP> Please build and include shared libraries of libkpathsea into TeX
 NP> live.

 NP> Why?: $ ldd /usr/bin/ctangle libkpathsea.so.3 => not found
 NP> libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x40023000) /lib/ld-linux.so.2 =>
 NP> /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x40000000) $

 NP> This is debian 3.0 woody with the ctangle/cweave
 NP> package. Unfortunately these packages are build with shared libs
 NP> of libkpathsea.

does this ctangle/cweave package come with debuan, or from TeX Live?
if it comes with debian, then they must provide the libkpathsea.so.3
library, but not TeX Live!

TeX Live is built with static kpathsea, and no programs built with TeX
Live require shared kpathsea.