[OS X TeX] OS X TeX newbie needs help installing TeX on non-boot volume

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Sat Sep 10 22:06:19 CEST 2005


On Sep 10, 2005, at 12:01 PM, Rowland McDonnell wrote:

>>
>> On Sep 10, 2005, at 8:41 AM, Rowland McDonnell wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> My subject line says it all.  I've been using OzTeX for a while
>>>
> (since
>
>>> System 6.0.7 was the latest and greatest) and I've got CMacTeX for
>>> pdfTeX these days.  I've looked at what one can apparently do with a
>>> modern OS X TeX setup and thought `I want some of that'.  So I
>>> tried to
>>> install a teTeX based TeX and hit a brick wall: I can't work out
>>> how to
>>> install things in non-standard places.
<snip>

You are in better hands than I now...

When I said "external", I should have said "non-boot volume".

What I gave you were terminal line commands. That's where you will  
need skill to take a try at what I stated (whether it's advisable or  
not is better known by Gerben).

Best of luck,
Joe
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