[tex-live] [NTG-pdftex] update on "nasty pdf(la)tex bug on Solaris SPARC with ZFS"

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Wed Sep 10 10:09:58 CEST 2008

2008/9/9 Thanh Han The <hanthethanh at gmail.com>:
> longinteger is defined in web2c/config.h as off_t, which also has inconsistent
> declaration over different files: like longinteger, it's "long long int" for
> most files, except the following:

If you compile with --disable-largefile, you typically get two
different definitions:
- one comes from obsdcompat, which automatically detects systems with LFS
- one comes from web2c, which doesn't detect LFS

This is why the pdftex build script has --disable-largefile.

What's needed to fix this mess is to enable web2c to detect LFS. This
needs changes to the configure/autofoo ...


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