[OS X TeX] What do I install ?
Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Mon Jan 8 20:43:13 CET 2007
On 8 Jan, 2007, at 10:44 , Josep M. Font wrote:
> I am a long and satisfied user of TeX, TeXShop, i-Installer, etc...
> Now I am about to get a new Mac, and want to do a fresh install. I
> am a bit puzzled by all the recent changes, discussions,
> multiplicity of distributions and installing procedures. What
> should I do?
I can't tell what's best for you, but I can tell you what _I_ will do
---I'll update to the latest gwTeX distribution and will live with
that until next year's TeXLive distro. Any packages missing or
updated in the interim, I will download with TCOBrowser and install
them by hand.
> One particular question is whether the instructions at <http://
> darkwing.uoregon.edu/~koch/texshop/installing.html> are still
> valid. If I use i-Installer, should I install that list of 8 i-
> packages, and in that order ?
In a fresh install, I would do that, and then other i-Packages I need
or want to try.
> What's the relation between these packages and those listed in the
> "NewPackages" page ?
> Any enlightening will be appreciated.
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