On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 09:58:13AM +0100, Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:
> + Mate Wierdl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> 
> | So I decided to reinstall teTeX without doing any configuration:
> | 
> | # rm -rf  /usr/local/teTeX/
> | # mkdir -p /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf
> | # gzip -dc teTeX-texmf-1.0.tar.gz | (umask 0; cd /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf; tar 
>xf -)
> | # gzip -dc teTeX-src-1.0.tar.gz | tar xvf -
> | # cd teTeX-1.0
> | # sh -c './configure >configure.log 2>&1' &
> | # sh -c 'make world >world.log 2>&1' &
> 
> To me, this indicates that you ran make world without waiting for the
> configure run to complete.  If so, it's a miracle the make even got
> off the ground, let alone the miracle it would be to have a working
> setup afterwords.  And if you did wait, why this convoluted way of
> running the commands?
> 

I just wrote down the exact commands as I executed them.  I did have
other commands (like `tail -f configure.log) which I did not write
down in the email.  In particular, I did wait for the configure script
to finish.


Mate

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