[tex-live] pdftex still missing

Thomas Esser te at dbs.uni-hannover.de
Thu Mar 18 23:55:01 CET 2004

> As Norbert reported a few days ago, there is still no pdftex in the
> current i386-linux in perforce, although there are many other symlinks
> for assorted other formats.  As far as I can tell, anyway.

I just have sync'ed with source.development and done a clean build
(into /build/XX/i). Here is what I see:

    $ comm -3 <(ls /build/XX/i/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu) <(ls /t/texlive/Master/bin/i386-linux/)

-> So, I do have etex and pdftex (symlinks to pdfetex) and I don't
have the depricated pdfelatex. The difference about xdvi os ok. I don't
think that we want to mess around with motif libs...

Next is the texmf tree. The tree in Master should contain the results of a
"make install". But, this is not true:

    $ diff -ru  /build/XX/i/share/texmf /t/texlive/Master/texmf | grep ^diff
    diff -ru /build/XX/i/share/texmf/ls-R /t/texlive/Master/texmf/ls-R
    diff -ru /build/XX/i/share/texmf/web2c/eomega.pool /t/texlive/Master/texmf/web2c/eomega.pool
    diff -ru /build/XX/i/share/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf /t/texlive/Master/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
    diff -ru /build/XX/i/share/texmf/web2c/omega.pool /t/texlive/Master/texmf/web2c/omega.pool
    diff -ru /build/XX/i/share/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf /t/texlive/Master/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf
    diff -ru /build/XX/i/share/texmf/xdvi/XDvi /t/texlive/Master/texmf/xdvi/XDvi
    diff -ru /build/XX/i/share/texmf/xdvi/xdvi.cfg /t/texlive/Master/texmf/xdvi/xdvi.cfg

My conclusion is that there is nothing wrong with the source tree. Someone
just needs to build (cleanly) and update these things...


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