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Re: teTeX-bin dependency installs take over 12 hours
On Feb 14, 2011, at 8:35 AM, Dieter Baron wrote:
>>> I'm currently running a pbulk build on Mac OS X 10.6.6, and teTeX-bin has
>>> already spent 11.5h (!) in the depends phase, and it's still not finished:
> Watching the output and some sed revield an interesting inefficiency:
> /var/pkg/lib/texmf/web2c/luatex/luatex.fmt and
> /var/pkg/lib/texmf/web2c/luatex/dviluatex.fmt were both rebuilt 2647 times,
> pdftex/pdftex.fmt, pdeftex/pdfetex.fmt and pdftex/etex.fmt were rebuilt 1008
> times each.
What does your etc/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf have?
> /var/pkg/lib/texmf/ls-R contained these files quite often. Some part of the
> install script seems to mess this up.
This is strange. The install script does not modify ls-R directly; it only
calls mktexlsr to rebuild it.
> I've recreated that file (ls -R > ls-R) and we're down to about 3 minutes
> per hyphen package. (Still rather long for installing a few files, so this
> begs further cleanup!)
It is not just installing a few files. Whenever hyphenation patterns are
modified, all the installed formats must be rebuilt.
Min Sik Kim
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