[tex-live] Re: unix binaries: sparc-solaris2.7: mf-nowin: fatal: putbyte(255)

Tom Kacvinsky tjk at ams.org
Mon Oct 6 10:13:57 CEST 2003

I have access to the Forte compilers, if anyone wnats me to build
Forte C compiled binaries...

The binaries would be conmpiled on a Solaris 8 machine, but should
work on 2.7/2.9 machines,,,


On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Karl Berry wrote:

>     mf and mf-nowin produces same error,
> Does tex work?  How about the other utilities (pktogf, pktype, gftype, ...)?
>     In all cases TL8 binaries did not work,
> I retried my own test and this time I got the same failure as you.
> (I was too frazzled before to do the test correctly, I see now.)
>     while those built with gcc 2.95.3 , gcc 3.3, and 3.3.1 worked.  So,
>     most likely, the problem is with the version of gcc (3.1.1 ?)
> So it seems.  Could you put the binaries (I think gcc 2.95.3 on Solaris
> 5.7) would be best) somewhere?  I'll download them and we can mention
> this on the bugs page with a link to the good versions.
> (Or, Kaja, if you feel like rebuilding with some other gcc, of course
> that's fine too.)
> Thanks for researching this.
> karl
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