[OS X TeX] Problem installing MiKTeX Package Manager on Tiger
Justin C. Walker
justin at mac.com
Tue Apr 3 12:34:51 EDT 2007
On Apr 3, 2007, at 08:47 , Jeffrey Rolland wrote:
> I'm not sure if this is the best place to post this, since it deals
> with UNIX install issues, but, if anyone gives me a pointer for a
> better place to post, I will take their advice.
There are better lists, e.g., the unix-porting list hosted by Apple
(see <http://lists.apple.com>). Your question deals more with
programming than TeX.
> I have an iBook G3 900MHz running OS 10.4.9. I have teTeX installed
> using the iInstaller and I generally use TeXShop for my front end.
> /usr/bin/libtool: for architecture: cputype (16777234) cpusubtype
> (0) file: -lSystem is not an object file (not allowed in a library)
I may be misreading this, but on the surface, it appears that you are
trying to build for a 64-bit platform (and not a PowerPC-based
system). In any case, the proximate problem is that (for unclear
reasons) the build system seems to want to target a processor
architecture for which you don't have complete support (that's the
import of the libtool complaint).
That is exceeding strange. Is MikTeX supposed to build on Unix-like
Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large
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Deal with it.
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