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

Maksym Polyakov polyama at myrealbox.com
Thu Sep 25 14:36:39 CEST 2003

Hi, Karl                                                                                  
On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 02:04:24PM -0400, Karl Berry (KB) wrote:                          
KB>     - Solaris 8/9 with gcc-3.2 and gcc-3.2.1: "gftopk: fatal:                         
KB> putbyte(255)                                                                          
KB>       failed." Solution: recompile gftopk without optimization, e.g.                  
KB>         (cd texk/web2c; rm -f gftopk.o; make gftopk CFLAGS=)                          
KB> Maksym, you didn't say which Solaris version you ran gftopk on.                       
sorry, 2.7                                                                                
KB> Does gftopk itself fail, if you simply run it by hand?                                
KB> I just tried the *current* gftopk on the larm1000.600gf that is at                    
KB> http://tug.org/~karl/larm1000.600gf on both sparc-solaris2.7 and                      
KB> sparc-solaris2.8 machines, and it *succeeded* both times.  Does it                    
KB> succeed for you?                                                                      
$ gftopk larm1000.600gf                                                                   
gftopk: fatal: putbyte(255) failed.                                                       
but it did generate larm1000.600pk                                                        

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