[NTG-context] linux binaries split?

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sat Mar 24 12:15:59 CET 2018


On 3/24/2018 11:59 AM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I wanted to use my minimal installation on arch linux this morning and 
> received this error:
> 
> Binaries for platform 'linuxmusl-64' are missing.
> (There is no folder "/mnt/shared/context/tex/texmf-linuxmusl-64/bin")
> provide a proper tex root (like '. setuptex /something/tex')
> 
> Looking into setuptex, I see indeed a test for "libc=musl" or 
> "libc=glibc," so it appears that we now have two sets of binaries for 
> linux-64? Is this supposed to be a long-term thing or just in the 
> preparation for texlive 2018? (I share my minimal directory between 
> several linux installations, so I assume I would need both sets?)
i have no clue what drives this but i suppose than a specific linux only 
has one of these two libs

(no sign of musl in my scripts here)

Hans



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