[OS X TeX] Updating Gerbens teTeX

Alex Hamann Alexander.Hamann at stud-mail.uni-wuerzburg.de
Wed Jan 10 21:37:46 CET 2007


Am 10.01.2007 um 20:33 schrieb Christian Burk:

> Am 10.01.2007 um 19:22 schrieb Franck Pastor:
>
>>
>> Le 10-janv.-07 à 19:15, Christian Burk a écrit :
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> In the past I experienced some Problems with teTeX and user on  
>>> this list always recommended to update, but before I will do this  
>>> I got some questions:
>>>
>>> 1) I read some about gwtex and mactex. Which one is recommended  
>>> on this list and there are any differences?
>>>
>>> 2) Do I need to uninstall the "old" teTex distribution before  
>>> updaten? If yes, how this should be done?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance for clarifying some issues...
>>>
>>> Christian
>>
>> These links could help to explain the current "TeX on MacOSX"  
>> situation:
>>
>> http://www.tug.org/~koch/NewPackages.html
>> http://www.tug.org/~koch/TeXDist.html
>
> The first one I already know and the second one was very interesting.
>
> I think that means I don't have to uninstall the current teTeX  
> distribution when I for example decide to install MacTeX on my  
> system. But for saving space on my harddisc I will delete the old  
> stuff. How should it be done in the right way? Do I have to delete  
> only the teTex-folder under usr/local or ois there something else?

I think the best way would be to use i-installer for uninstalling  
your old tex distribution.
The log should then tell you what has been removed.

A.

>
> Thanks
> Christian
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