[tex-live] inclusion of libraries
jonathan_kew at sil.org
Tue May 23 10:09:00 CEST 2006
On 22 May 2006, at 11:46 pm, Karl Berry wrote:
> it links statically with several ICU libraries and with SIL's
> TECkit, and dynamically with the system's installed versions of
> fontconfig, freetype, imagemagick, and zlib.
> Please remind me, our goal here is to build xetex on every platform we
> compile TL for (except, I guess, Windows)?
Yes, that'd be the goal -- though I don't know what kinds of problems
may lurk on some of the more "obscure" platforms! Eventually, I hope
it'll be on Windows too, but that's not ready yet.
> If so, then I agree with Sebastian, there's no real alternative to
> putting them all into the source tree. (freetype and zlib are
> already there, at least, though freetype may need updating ...)
> Most of
> the non-GNU/Linux builders (and most non-GNU/Linux users' systems)
> have them (I believe).
OK, I'll see if I can get my head around the necessary configuration
stuff to build that way.
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