[tex-live] Building texlive 2007 on FreeBSD 7.0 AMD64

Jjgod Jiang gzjjgod at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 05:47:06 CET 2008


On Sat, 15 Mar 2008, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> This is a portability bug in the ICU library. While the version of 
> ICU in TL (for xetex) is slightly patched, none of its build system 
> (or this stuff in /common/) has been touched, so the issue comes 
> directly from their build. I notice that FreeBSD is listed as a 
> "rarely tested" platform (see http://source.icu-project.org/repos/icu/ 
> icu/tags/release-3-8-1/readme.html), so occasional breakage may occur.
> Anyhow, I have just checked in a patch that I hope will fix this, 
> copied from a recent change in ICU trunk; it looks like they have 
> corrected this for a future release. Please let me know if it builds 
> OK now.

Looks like ICU in http://scripts.sil.org XeTeX repository is not updated

- Jiang

More information about the tex-live mailing list