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Re: configure bug?
Re: configure bug?
Sat, 17 Aug 2002 21:42:14 -0600
> > > OK, then you clearly have font problems. Let's do some remote
> > > debuggin, starting with the most common problems.
> > >
> > > - Did you build Lilypond yourself? If so, did configure
> > > complain about missing kpathsea?
> > > Did you read what INSTALL.txt says about the file
> > > lilypond-profile?
> > Yes I built lilypond myself (freebsd) it did not complain about missing
> > kpathsea. Yes it did not seem to help.
> OK, but see below regarding the setting of TEXMF!
> > > -Does 'ly2dvi -P yourfile.ly' give a correct PS file with
> > > note heads?
> > No it did not.
> > % ly2dvi -P char_rhy24.ly
> > kpsexpand: not found
> That's strange. If you have a normal installation of teTeX,
> you should have the program kpsexpand installed. Actually,
> kpsexpand is normally a soft link to the program kpsetool
> (which determines from argv what to do).
> > Running LilyPond...
> > ...
> > kpathsea: Running mktextfm cmr8
> > /usr/local/share/texmf/web2c/mktexnam: Could not map source abbreviation fo
> r cmr8.
> Yet another indication that your teTeX installation is broken!
> What happens if you run
> tex testfont
> and specify font = cmr8, and type the test commands \table and
> \bye? The result should be a file testfont.dvi that you can
> view using xdvi.
> Please make sure that teTeX is correctly installed.
> > ...
> > > - How is the $TEXMF environment variable set?
> > % env | grep TEXMF
> > TEXMF=/usr/local/share/texmf
> > %
> This means that you didn't read what INSTALL.txt says
> about lilypond-profile, since it sets the $TEXMF variable
I have rebuilt my system and I have got it working.
I had been using a TeX distribution from tug.org that was
not teTeX; it had been working up until somewhere in the
lilypond 1.4.x releases. I had not heard of the teTeX
distribution of until recently.
I did attempt to use the lilypond-profile and did read
the INSTALL.txt but when that did not help I went back
to what I knew had once worked. I also had so many
builds of lilypond on top of each other I was no longer
really sure what I had, other than a mess of course.
Just in case you wanted to know here is what I used to get
it running. I am running FreeBSD 4.6.2-Release; I
installed the following software from the FreeBSD
bash-2.05a The GNU Bourne Again Shell
bison-1.35_1 A parser generator from FSF, (mostly) compatible with Yacc
gettext-0.11.2 GNU gettext package
gmake-3.79.1_2 GNU version of 'make' utility
guile-1.4 GNU's Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extension
python-2.1.3 An interpreted object-oriented programming language
teTeX-1.0.7_1 Thomas Esser's distribution of TeX & friends
Then run these and you should be good:
ln -s /usr/local/bin/python2.1 /usr/local/bin/python
CPPFLAGS='-I/usr/local/include' LDFLAGS='-L/usr/local/lib' ./configure
Thanks again for your assistance.
- Re: configure bug?,
Geoffrey Lassner <=