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Re: [tex-live] tlmgr invokes cc on OS X

From: Maxwell, Adam R
Subject: Re: [tex-live] tlmgr invokes cc on OS X
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:31:22 -0800

On Nov 8, 2013, at 01:39, Mojca Miklavec <address@hidden> wrote:

> I can submit a patch, but I would first like to ask why the script uses
>    UNAME_PROCESSOR=`uname -p`
> rather than
>    UNAME_PROCESSOR=`uname -m`
> m: print the machine hardware name
> p: print the machine processor architecture name
> On my machine (both 10.6 and 10.7) "-p" returns "i386" and "-m"
> returns "x86_64".

On PowerPC hardware, uname -m is not appropriate:

$ uname -m
Power Macintosh


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