[tex-live] Errors in installation via install-tl

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jan 13 00:42:23 CET 2015

> So why texlive don't bring static linked binaries?
> Wouldn't it be better and more compatible with other systems?
> With static linked binaries would not need any other lib or dependence.
> Is there a why dynamic is prefered?

We prefer static, and actually compile practically all libs 
statically. But *NOT* libc ... we go to great length that the
builds works on as many systems as possible, but that excludes
exotic or laternative C-libs, sorry.


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