[OS X TeX] Several Answers at Once
rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Thu Jan 18 17:12:36 CET 2007
On Thu, 18 Jan 2007, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Provided a monolithic MacTeX-2007 package offers the choice to select the
> components to install in a personalized install, and provided one TeX
> distribution only is included, then there is no need to provide separate
> installers, a monolithic installer combining them is more straightforward and
> less confusing for the user.
I think so.
> I just noticed the existence of the link MacTeX-2007.tar.gz at the bottom of
> the "New MacTeX Packages" page <http://www.tug.org/~koch/NewPackages.html>,
> and the MacTeX-2007 package it points to <http://
> www.tug.org/~koch/MacTeX-2007.tar.gz> is exactly such an installer.
What is in it? I asked about it before updating to TexLive-2007 (they
appeared simultaneously, at least to me).
Then, a question arises: it should be possible one to use the MacTeX-2007.tar.gz
(multipackage install package), at some point, regardless of existing
instalations of MacTex_additions, gwTeX, TeXLive, etc. on a machine.
There should be some instructions if some preliminary (un)installations are
needed and how to be done. i-Installer does great job in such aspects.
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