I thought it was a known fact that Red Hat boobooed and used a *prerelease*
version of gcc (2.96) to make the system libs and what not for RH 7.0.  Which is
probably the cause of the problems.  I don't know what to recommend in this
case.  Switch to Debian?

Not trying to start a flame war with that last comment...

Tom

On Mon, 11 Dec 2000, Thomas Esser wrote:

> > # kpsewhich -expand-var='$SELFAUTOLOC -- $SELFAUTODIR -- $SELFAUTOPARENT'
> > /usr/local/teTeX/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu --   /usr/local/teTeX/bin/i686-pc-linux -- 
>/usr/local/teTeX/bin/i686-pc
>
> Looks very broken. This sould be impossible. Look at the kpathsea code
> (progname.c, I think). Must be a compiler bug.
>
> > This glibc is the official update of RH to their 7.0 distro.  I have
> > absolutely nothing on my system which is not official RH (except tetex).
> ...
> > # gcc -v
> > Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/2.96/specs
> > gcc version 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.0)
>
> And still: I think that your compiler is broken.
>
> Thomas
>

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