[OS X TeX] Where to put local additions to texmf?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 17 00:42:37 CET 2007


On Jan 16, 2007, at 5:33 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:

>
> I have gwTeX installed, and the texmf.local is the second tree,  
> right after the personal tree, see below. This means that .local  
> overrides .pkgs. From the contents of the pkgs, you're not meant to  
> install stuff there yourself.
>

Howdy,

I believe the pkgs tree is meant for i-packages that can supplement  
the initial release; e.g., CMSuper, MusixTeX, ConTeXt Updater. I  
think the idea is to completely separate local system additions, in  
the local tree, from these packages.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)



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