[SM-Discuss] latex missing from texlive
sukneet at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 23:52:19 EDT 2011
On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 11:41 PM, flux <flux at sourcemage.org> wrote:
> Sukneet Basuta (sukneet at gmail.com) wrote [11.08.24 12:32]:
>> On my minimalistic install (not sure if that makes a difference) using
>> texlive's installer, latex and pdflatex are straight symlinks to
>> pdftex. There are no wrapper scripts.
> What makes a difference is:
> 1) you're using texlive's installer, rather than casting (this affects
> whether bin/latex is installed at all for you, since for you it didn't
> work via cast apparently)
> 2) you're doing the install using different versions of texlive than
> what we have in the grimoire, and the different versions do things
> differently with bin/latex
> If you can, would you mind trying to install using texlive's installer
> for the same version as what we have in the grimoire? Then verify that
> texlive's installer properly installed bin/latex, while casting does
> not. If you can do that, maybe information from you, Robin, and Ismael
> can help narrow down why that file isn't being installed from the spell
> for you, but it is being installed for me, Thomas, and as far as I know
> everyone else who has installed the spell.
> Once we verify that the spell installs the files correctly for everyone
> we can maybe start to work on updating it to the newer version.
> Justin "flux_control" Boffemmyer
> Cauldron wizard and general mage
> Source Mage GNU/Linux
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There doesn't seem to be an installer available for any version other than 2011.
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