[tex-live] TL6 install report
Tue, 4 Sep 2001 21:44:10 +0100
Petr Sojka writes:
> /packages/run/links/bin/gtar: Could not create file man/man1/hbf2gf.1 : Permission denied
> Maybe because of installing for 4 platforms in parallel?
no. a genuine error on my part. hbf2gf.1 is listed in two packages,
which is wrong. my normal checking to catch this seems to have failed.
> As I selected installing all, language.dat contains all language
> hyphenation patterns (20+). As it seems to be too much,
> I'd suggest some language selection instead (for the case "install all").
if you selected all the languages, then you get what you asked for..
it works fine on systems where I have tried it
> pdfetex and mpost binaries were not installed
> by install script
eh? metapost is in the "metapost" package, and pdfetex in the "etex"
> -- one needs manual install
> as they are requested by texconfig
but texconfig should recover gracefully if they are not found, surely?
> ! Missing number, treated as zero.
> <to be read again>
> l.596 \ldf@finish\CurrentOption
yikes. does that work under eg teTeX? is this a babel bug?