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

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Mon May 1 13:19:30 EDT 2006

On May 1, 2006, at 1:09 PM, Joseph C. Slater wrote:

> 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.

What I am saying is that I am not seeing any errors like the one you  
show above. You must be calling some binaries that I am not. What is  
the binary that is giving you trouble and what is it used for?

-- Gary
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