[OS X TeX] i-Installer TeX installation on Intel

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Mon May 1 13:09:57 EDT 2006

On May 1, 2006, at 12:50 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> On May 1, 2006, at 11:05 AM, Joseph C. Slater wrote:
>> On May 1, 2006, at 8:23 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>>>> Folks,
>>>> I'm getting the following error when trying to compile  
>>>> TeXniscope on
>>>> my macbook:
>>>>> /usr/bin/ld: warning /usr/local/teTeX/lib/libkpathsea.a archive's
>>>>> cputype (18, architecture ppc) does not match cputype (7) for
>>>>> specified -arch flag: i386 (can't load from it)
>>>> I reinstalled TeX using i-Installer on my macbook, but it  
>>>> appears to
>>>> have installed the wrong binaries. How does one select the correct
>>>> ones? I thought it was automatic.
>>> This is an error in the i-Package. This library should be fat, not
>>> ppc-only. I'll look into this.
>> Thanks. Is it possible that there's something wrong on my machine?
> Joe,
> I updated TeX on my MacBook Pro this morning and it went without a  
> hitch. (I just installed the LaTeX updater and it went well too,  
> but it shouldn't install any binaries that I know of.)

LaTeX is running fine, on my machine, faster than my old machine, but  
apparently at least part is running in Rosetta. I have no idea how to  
check this other than the errors I posted, so you may have this on  
your machine too.
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