[tex-live] proto10.map and xdvipdfmx in revision 2381

Peter Münster pm at deltadore.com
Mon Nov 6 17:03:41 CET 2006

On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> (1) You are running a prerelease version of gcc (config.log shows  
> that it is "gcc version 4.1.2 20060531 (prerelease) (SUSE Linux)"). I  
> don't know if this is a factor; most likely it is fine, but if you  
> are able to try a different (possibly more stable) version, that  
> might be a good experiment.

Hello Jonathan,

same result with "gcc (GCC) 4.1.0 (SUSE Linux)".

> So the question becomes why ttf2pk's configure is not behaving  
> correctly, and this is not clear to me at the moment. Are you using  
> the configure scripts directly as checked-out from TL, or do you run  
> reautoconf locally to regenerate them on your system? Do you have  
> environment variables that would affect the choice of compiler tools?

No, I don't run reautoconf. And I didn't find such variables in my

> One thing that concerns me is that texk/ttf2pk contains both  
> configure.in and configure.ac. Presumably one of these is obsolete;  
> could it be that the wrong one is being used in generating the  
> configure script?

If you want, I can delete one of these files.

> You could try passing --without-ttf2pk to the Build script, to see if  
> this will bypass the bad configuration step and then see if xdvipdfmx  
> can be configured and built successfully; but of course that would  
> not be a real solution, only a workaround for testing purposes.

Yes, without ttf2pk, the configuration ends with success.

Cheers, Peter


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