[tex-live] TL2010 pretest luatex fails on Solaris 10 sparc

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Wed Jun 9 20:37:55 CEST 2010

"GNW" == George N White writes:

 >> i don't see that luatex crashed sith segmentation fault, -- George,
 >> could you please look what's inside the log files (dvilualatex.log,
 >> etc)? that could give more clues.

 GNW> If the versions are the same then shouldn't the .fmt files that
 GNW> work for i386-linux and universal-darwin also work on
 GNW> sparc-solaris?

i assume they should, but it is possible that there's a bug which makes
the format files platform-dependent. at least, the endianness of
sparc-solaris and the other 2 platforms (i386-linux and universal-darwin)
is different, which may be causing a problem.

 GNW> I don't get any logs using fmtutil-sys (maybe they are in some tmp
 GNW> directory other than $TMPDIR?).  There are older logs in the
 GNW> web2c/luatex directory.

i don't know where are the log files saved, if generation fails.
but you could try to run it manually by running one of the commands
which fmtutil reports it is running:

luatex -ini   -jobname=dvilualatex -progname=dvilualatex dvilualatex.ini
luatex -ini   -jobname=lualatex -progname=lualatex lualatex.ini
luatex -ini   -jobname=luatex -progname=luatex luatex.ini
luatex -ini   -jobname=dviluatex -progname=dviluatex dviluatex.ini

and then you should have all files created in your current directory.


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