[tex-live] small bug re installing x86_64-darwinvs.universal-darwin

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jan 15 23:16:01 CET 2013

On Di, 15 Jan 2013, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> > And though I'm not remotely an expert, I don't see why config.guess
> > would need changing.  Can't install-tl just call 'uname' or some such to
> > find out if it's on Lion or greater, and then use x86_64 accordingly?
> >
> Norbert should decide but if I understand it well, config.guess is
> platform independent but uname only works in unix-like system, it is
> not available on Windows without cygwin.

AFAIR uname does not give enough information, and might be hard to interpret.

We would have to rewrite the parsing and interpretation code from config.guess
to interpret the output of uname, and that is something I don't want to


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