Hello Robert,

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 06:27:44PM +0200, Robert Blackstone wrote:
> I tried in vain to install the minimals on an old (2003) but still
> functional iBook G3, running under OSX 10.4.11. After having received
> some 4MB, I get the message: "dyld: incompatible cpu-subtype" plus a
> reference to line 103 of first-setup.sh.

  This is a binary compatibility problem: the LuaTeX executable for Macs
running on PowerPC processors are built on an Intel Mac using a
cross-compilation technique.  I'm afraid nothing can be done at the

> Does anybody on this list know what could be done about this. Btw,
> this iBook can handle TeX and ConTeXt. I installed MacTeX 2009 and
> everything works. But I would prefer the minimals.

  Yes, for MacTeX (actually TeX Live) the binaries are built on a actual
G3.  But we can't use TeX Live binaries in the Minimals because we need
a more recent LuaTeX.

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