Re: Bug#352630: texinfo: kpsewhich cannot open shared object libkapthsea.so.4
Norbert Preining <email@example.com> wrote:
> So my questions: Is the above interpretation correct,
AFAICS it is correct, but there's one more twist: What really causes
the problem is that libkpathsea4 is not yet configured, i.e. ldconfig
has not been called.
> and do you have
> any suggestions different from the one I made to fix this problem?
You could also do a check like this:
if [ ldconfig -p | grep -q libkpathsea.so.4 ]; then
# libkpathsea is usable.
But checking the exit code of "kpsewhich 2>/dev/null" is equivalent and
probably easier to understand in case somebody else has to read the
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