[tex-live] Post-install problems (Solaris)

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Sep 21 14:18:29 CEST 2008

Norbert Preining writes:
 > On Fr, 19 Sep 2008, Jean-Pierre Chretien wrote:
 > >  - texconfig-sys fails, due to missing whiptail binary; whiptail
 > >  seems widely available on Linux, but I couldn't find sources
 > >  to install it on Solaris; I used the batch syntax to configure;
 > Strange, the texconfig I see here does NOT use whiptail in any way, I
 > grepped for it in texconfig itself and texmf/texconfig/*.

texconfig doesn't use whiptail indeed.  Instead, it uses its own
version of dialog called tcdialog.  Binaries are provided for every
Unix system supported by TL.

$ ls bin/*/tcdialog|grep solaris

What exactly doesn't work?


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