[tex-live] Severe bug in texlive20040625 DVD image

Daniel Flipo Daniel.Flipo at univ-lille1.fr
Sun Jun 27 10:46:08 CEST 2004

Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:

> > When I install from the DVD, *no binaries at all are installed*
> > the platform (i386-linux) is detected properly though.
> Hmm... canot reproduce it here, even using your setup (selected root
> and scheme).
> > The installation ends with this:
> > %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
> > Testing for /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/bin//texconfig....
> I have: Testing for /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/bin/i386-linux/texconfig
> Have you selected also other binaries for installing?

No, just i386-linux.
I have performed the installation again, this time with the standard
scheme, and still get no binary installed when I use the DVD image.
The CD image works for me (except for the map problems already
reported), with the CD
image the binaries are installed.

My system is Debian (sarge). Here is what I do and what
I see on the screen:

root# unset TEXMFCNF
root# echo $PATH

Note: /usr/sbin/texconfig exists (tetex is part of my Debian distrib).

# mount -t iso9660 -o loop ~flipo/test-texlive2004-live-20040625.iso
# cd /cdrom
# sh install-tl.sh

    Proposed platform: Intel x86 with GNU/Linux
    <P> over-ride system detection and choose platform
    <B> binary systems:        1 out of  0
    <S> Installation scheme (scheme_recommended)
    <C> standard collections   <L> language collections] "STANDARD"

  <1>  TEXDIR:     /usr/local/TeX/TL2004
       support tree: /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/texmf

  <2>  TEXMFLOCAL:     /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/texmf-local

  <3>  VARTEXMF:     /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/texmf-var

TeX Live can be used on multiple systems
as a separate subdirectory is used for each
installed binary package in /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/bin.

Preparing list of files to be installed.

  Essential programs and files 
  Context macro package 
  Extra documentation 
  TeX auxiliary programs 
  TeX font-related programs 
  Recommended extra fonts 
  Basic LaTeX packages 
  LaTeX recommended packages 
  Advanced math typesetting 
  MetaPost (and Metafont) drawing packages 
  UK English 

Now copying selected files
bin-afm2pl bin-amstex bin-bibtex8 bin-bibtex bin-bzip2 bin-chktex
bin-context bin-cslatex bin-csplain bin-cweb bin-detex bin-dialog
bin-dtl bin-dvi2tty bin-dvidvi bin-dviljk bin-dvipdfm bin-dvipdfmx
bin-dvipng bin-dvipsk bin-dviware bin-eplain bin-etex bin-fontware
bin-getafm bin-gsftopk bin-gzip bin-jpeg2ps bin-kpathsea bin-lacheck
bin-latex bin-lcdftypetools bin-makeindex bin-metafont bin-metapost
bin-mex bin-mltex bin-pdftex bin-pdftools bin-platex bin-ppower4
bin-ps2pkm bin-seetexk bin-t1utils bin-tetex bin-texconfig bin-texdoc
bin-texinfo bin-tex bin-texware bin-thumbpdf bin-ttf2pt1 bin-vlna
bin-windvi bin-xdvi bin-xpdf collection-basic collection-context
collection-documentation-base collection-documentation-english
collection-etex collection-extrabin collection-fontbin
collection-fontsrecommended collection-langczechslovak
collection-langdutch collection-langfrench collection-langgerman
collection-langitalian collection-langpolish collection-langportuguese
collection-langspanish collection-langukenglish collection-latex
collection-latexrecommended collection-mathextra collection-metapost
collection-pdftex hyphen-base hyphen-basque hyphen-czechslovak
hyphen-dutch hyphen-french hyphen-german hyphen-italian hyphen-polish
hyphen-portuguese hyphen-spanish hyphen-ukenglish lib-jpeg lib-png
lib-regex lib-ttf lib-zlib SPECIAL Done copying.
Fixing permissions in /usr/local/TeX/TL2004... done.
Setting up directories for automatic font creation... done.
Configuring fmtutil.cnf from /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/texmf/web2c  into 
Setting local tree $SELFAUTOPARENT/texmf-local in
Setting variant tree $SELFAUTOPARENT/texmf-var in
Done fixing texmf.cnf.
Testing for /usr/local/TeX/TL2004/bin//texconfig....

See ./index.html for links to documentation.
The TeX Live web site (http://www.tug.org/texlive/)
will contain any updates and corrections.

Welcome to TeX Live!

root# ll  /usr/local/TeX/TL2004
total 24
drwxr-xr-x    6 root         4096 2004-06-27 10:14 ./
drwxr-xr-x    9 root         4096 2004-06-27 10:07 ../
drwxr-xr-x   17 root         4096 2004-06-27 10:14 texmf/
drwxr-xr-x    8 root         4096 2004-06-27 10:07 texmf-local/
drwxrwxrwx    6 root         4096 2004-06-27 10:07 texmf-var/
drwxr-xr-x    3 root         4096 2004-06-27 10:14 xemtex/

No bin directory under /usr/local/TeX/TL2004...

As you can see above, the installation process claims that binaries
are getting installed (bin-texconfig etc.)  but it is not true :-(

Daniel Flipo

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