[tex-live] kpathsea header and library

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Aug 29 19:51:55 CEST 2018

    I was hoping there was a way to get the necessary
    "development" files for kpathsea without checking out all
    of TL. 

It's theoretically possible but practically painful to finagle this.
There is no simple recipe.
discusses it, the paragraph towards the bottom starting
"Finally, the above retrieves ...".

    I've since installed texlive-kpathsea-lib rpms on my
    Centos system and lcdf-typetools seems satisfied with them
    although they apparently date back to 2015.

Good. Not much has changed since 2015 (or a lot earlier than that :).
--best, karl.

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