[tex-live] Compile error on OSX

Kyle Husmann kyle.husmann at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 21:04:58 CEST 2008

Thanks for all the replies.  It sounds like a macports issue, so I'll
send a ticket there.

Thanks for your fast responses!


On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 9:39 AM, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 5:48 AM, Kyle Husmann <kyle.husmann at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just compiled texlive using macports on OSX, and found an error in
>> one of the Makefiles.  It was giving me this compile error:
> Given that TL2008 is being tested, you might consider
> just getting that if your system is supported.  If you are
> installing texlive because some package depends on
> it, you might find a way to override the dependencies.
> Which version of OSX and what hardware are you using?
> It isn't clear to me where you got texlive.  Are you talking
> about the version from port install texlive?  For those not
> familiar with macports, it is a system that stores build
> scripts (called port files).  When you install a package, the
> sources are downloaded, patches applied, and configure,
> make, make install or some such are run.  For MacPorts,
> the patches from the BSD port of TL2007 are used.
>> [...]
>> I fixed it by editing texlive_base-2007/texk/xdvik/Makefile
>> I changed the line that read:
>> x_ldflags=-L/usr/lib/ruby 1 -L/usr/X11/lib
>> to:
>> x_ldflags=-L/usr/lib/ruby -L/usr/X11/lib
>> Anyway, hope that helps someone, and that I am reporting this in the
>> right place.  Please let me know!
> If you are using the macports build system, then this looks like a problem
> in either the port file or the BSD port of tl2007 by Edd Barrett and you
> should report the problem on the macports user list.
> --
> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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