[Dev-luatex] LuaTeX dependencies

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Dec 9 10:48:01 CET 2007

Karl Berry wrote:
>       Probably the most serious problem was caused by Solaris' annoying
>     /bin/sh, and---oh, yes!---/usr/bin/grep doesn't know about a '-q' switch
>     (which is called by the pdfTeX-inherited build.sh at the top of the
>     build tree), 
> Maybe this has already been fixed and I didn't see the mail, but FWIW,
> looking at metapost's build.sh (which I'm guessing is similar :), I see:
> if make -v 2>&1| grep -q "GNU Make"
> Taco, grep -q just isn't portable.  Instead, just use redirection:
> if make -v 2>&1| grep "GNU Make" >/dev/null
> (Arthur or anyone, if there are such portability problems anywhere in
> the TeX Live build, please tell me.)

I will fix that (it started out as a copy of pdftex's build.sh).

In texlive, I only import the metapost makefile fragment, so there
should not be a problem.

Best wishes,

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