[tex-live] Re: [tex-k] TeX finding filenames with spaces

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Wed Jan 14 15:42:30 CET 2004

> Static linking is not a good solution, and becomes less so as you
> increase the number of image formats supported.

Why that ??? It is the only bullet proof solution against strange or
broken installations.

> debian, SUSE, SGI Freeware, etc.)?  I know from sad experience that
> the SGI freeware distro, put together from teTeX-2.02 by volunteers,
> has an enormous set of dependencies, including many libraries as well
> as standalone utilities.

One static pdfetex binary would remove some of those dependencies.

Fabrice Popineau
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