[tex-live] failed test for lzmadec existence on 32-bit installation with 64-bit kernel

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Jun 23 17:13:09 CEST 2009

On Di, 23 Jun 2009, Paul Menzel wrote:
> If you want to fine tune your test, at least under Debian you can find
> out the architecture with `dpkg --print-architecture`. A friend said,

Well that is completely useless, since we are shipping for arch-linux,
not for Debian. What about SuSE, RedHat, Ubuntu, or any other Linux
distribution. not to speak of solaris, hpux, apple, bsd, .....
uname is the one that is universally there. Not dpkg.

> Could you add an option to intstall-tl to force a specific architecture?

I will try to implement something like that for 2009.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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