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Re: current teTex port BROKEN for the sparc

On Fri, Aug 20, 1999 at 05:18:10PM -0700, Marco S Hyman wrote:
> The current version of teTex does not work for the sparc.  To make
> matters worse it proceeds to install normally even though part
> of the install fails.
> The last bit of install output is:
>   fmtutil: /usr/local/share/texmf/web2c/pdftex.fmt successfully generated.
>   fmtutil: /usr/local/share/texmf/web2c/tex.fmt successfully generated.
>   Running mf to create plain base ...
>   Bus error (core dumped) 
>   Done.
>   Running mpost to create plain mem ...
>   Bus error (core dumped) 
>   Done.
>   ===>  Registering installation for teTeX_base-1.0.6
> Not nice.

Indeed not...
No sparc available, at least not easily...
I'll try to give it a look, but I can't give guarantees... 

I gave out the teTeX port for a few people to test before committing, and
no one reported any trouble with it... :(

	Marc Espie		
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