[Dev-luatex] (fwd) Bug#441836: fails to install

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Sep 12 18:46:49 CEST 2007


Hello Hilmar,


Hilmar Preusse wrote:
> Dear luatex maintainers,
> 
> down here in the Debian Bug Tracking system we got a report telling
> that luatex is not able to build its own format file on power pc. The
> version specified is 0.11.0, which is in reality the 20070820
> snapshot (as far as I can see). Please note that the Debian packet
> links dynamically with the following libs in Debian instead of using
> the provided libraries: zlib, libpng, libjpg.
> 
> Please advise.

Thank you for the bug forward. This bug has also been reported by
someone else, and it was a simple portability error. The exact problem
is that the varmem_sizes array (in luanode.c) depended on chars being
signed by default.

There already is a in the luatex repository now. No new release has
been made yet, but that will happen somewhere in the next week, so
version 0.11.1 will fix the bug.

Best wishes,
Taco


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