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Bug#353693: tetex-bin: pdfetex is linked against unused(?) libraries

Ralf Stubner <ralf.stubner@web.de> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 14:23 +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
>> I tried to follow the instructions at
>> http://people.debian.org/~keybuk/libtool-updating.html, but because of
>> the unusual setup it doesn't work so easy.
>> At rsync://tug.org/tetexdevsrc/ there's an updated teTeX tree, and with
>> this I get a bit farther - it works without errors.  But, probably
>> because automake isn't used, the simple procedure does not work, and I
>> end up with pdfetex linked against lots of libraries, again:
> Grr ... I guess we would need somebody who really understands this
> library stuff to fix this for tetex-bin. As long as there is no library
> transition for one of those libraries I am not sure if it is worth
> putting much work into this, though.

Norbert, can you please run ldd on texlive's pdfetex binary to see
whether the problem also exists in texlive - I guess yes.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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