[CFT] TexLive port

Denny Lin dennylin93 at hs.ntnu.edu.tw
Wed Aug 15 01:06:21 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 03:47:21PM +0200, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> Hi,
> On 14/08/2012 03:49, Denny Lin wrote:
> >On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 09:50:15AM +0200, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> >>On 13/08/2012 04:45, Denny Lin wrote:
> >>>On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 10:12:33AM +0200, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> >>>>On 31/07/2012 00:48, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> >>>>Here we go:
> >>>>http://www.home.hs-karlsruhe.de/~fado1011/texlive/
> >>>
> >>>Adding this line to print/texlive-base/Makefile should remove the need
> >>>to patch graphics/poppler:
> >>>CFLAGS+= -I${LOCALBASE}/include
> I still think this is a proplem of poppler, so it should be fixed
> there. However, I agree the way I go about fixing it is not optimal.
> So I have updated the patch. Still not satisfactory, but maybe a
> little better.
> >>>texlinks: config file `fmtutil.cnf' not found.
> >>
> >>Something must have gone wrong with texlive-texmf. The file should be
> >>in ${LOCALBASE}/share/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
> >>
> >>>I tried searching for fmtutil.cnf:
> >>># find work/texlive-20120701-source/ -name fmtutil.cnf
> >>>work/texlive-20120701-source/texk/tetex/fmtutil.cnf
> >>>
> >>>This error occurs even when I patched poppler, so it should be unrelated
> >>>to the workaround mentioned above.
> >>
> >>Maybe just try to wipe all the teTeX stuff and make a clean start
> >>with print/texlive. It works in my Tinderbox, so the installation
> >>procedure should be fine.
> >
> >Ok, it seems that a few files were accidentally deleted in the process
> >of replacing teTeX with Tex Live. I reinstalled the Tex Live ports, and
> >the error disappeared.
> Do you by any chance remember all the tetex related things you needed
> to remove? I'd like to add them to CONFLICTS.
> >However, I noticed a problem with the symlinks in print/texlive-base.
> >For instance, /usr/local/bin/mktexfmt pointed to fmtutil at first, but
> >this line in post-install:
> >	link="${LOCALBASE}/share/texmf$${link##*/texmf}";
> >changed it to /usr/local/share/texmffmtutil. Not all the symlinks need
> >to be modified.
> Thanks for that one, it didn't cause problems with doxygen or any of the
> tex docs I have lying around, so I suppose this one was difficult to find.
> >I've attached a fix although it's not very elegant (everything worked as
> >expected after the symlinks were fixed).
> Doing it that way was a bad idea from the start. You'll like the way
> I do it in the updated patch better.
> >I also reworked texlive-texmf
> >to build the plist and install the files at the same time to make it run
> >faster.
> That shouldn't be working, because generate-plist is run before
> do-install. Run:
> # pkg_info -Lx texlive-texmf
> And check whether it lists any files.

Yes, you are correct. The plist is empty. It looks like this method
won't work.

Do all the files in texlive-20120701-texmf.tar.xz really have to be
installed for Tex Live to work? Some of the packages for Linux are
nowhere near 2 GB. We might be able to just install commonly used files.

Denny Lin

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