[tex-live] TeX Live 2011 on Solaris Intel: three problems

Ettore Aldrovandi ealdrov at mail.math.fsu.edu
Tue May 31 04:03:03 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:14:46AM +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Mo, 30 Mai 2011, Nelson H. F. Beebe wrote:

> > Indeed, that is the case.  The question is, should TeX Live binaries
> > be referring to executables outside /bin, /usr/bin, and TeX Live's
> > own bin/platform tree?  If so, that seems a recipe for breaking at
> Well, on Unix like systems we expect 
> 	wget and tar
> to be present in the path. If it isn't, you will get a warning
> and the program terminates. That is intended and I we will not 
> change that.


In Solaris 10 wget should be in  /usr/sfw/bin
That is a standard directory that should be in the PATH. It is not
factory included, but it should/could be configured in
/etc/default/login, for example.

Ettore Aldrovandi
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