[tex-live] Segmentation fault (?)

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Thu Jan 28 19:09:13 CET 2010

On  28 Jan, 2010, at 08:51, George N. White III wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 4:20 AM, Axel E. Retif <axel.retif at mac.com> wrote:
>> On  28 Jan, 2010, at 02:13, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> A few minutes ago I completed the update of TL 09 with tlmgr (gui-old, to which I'm accustomed)
>> Forgot to say ---in case it matters, this was on Ubuntu 9.10
> Are you using 32-bit or 64-bit version of Ubuntu?


> also updated via command-line a few minutes ago, but it didn't run fmtutil.

I had lagged behind in my TL update under Ubuntu (in my Mac, fmtutil was run a few days back).

> Ubuntu has had quite a few updates recently -- is your system current?

Yes, completely up to date.

> It doesn't look like the segmentation fault came from the pdftex format
> builds.   I tried a few installs using guiold and didn't enocunter any
> nasty behavours.   You might want to look through the logs (dmesg,
> messages.log, Xorg.0.log) for signs of trouble elsewhere in the system.

I just looked into these logs (and the previous archived) and didn't find the string ``Segmentation''. Also, the tlmgr.log ends just with the last item updated:

> [Thu Jan 28 01:05:04 2010] auto-install new: url (16814)

So I think it will remain a mystery for me. But, as I said, everything seems to be working fine.

Thank you.


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