[OS X TeX] Context on TeXshop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Sep 8 01:25:54 CEST 2008

On Sep 7, 2008, at 6:17 PM, Dr. Clea F. Rees wrote:

> A couple more questions which I'd kind of like to get MacTeX user  
> input
> on in addition to the general TeX information.
> Is it advisable to run tlmgr regularly to update everything?
> What is the intended relationship between ongoing updates via tlmgr  
> and
> the more-or-less annual release cycle? For example, if one updates
> everything regularly, will a TL 2008 tree gradually evolve into a TL
> 2009 tree? Or are there some fundamental elements which will be  
> updated
> only by a YYYY release?
> Is it advisable or safe to *remove* packages with tlmgr (or in some
> other way)? If so, will tlmgr reinstall these if asked to update
> everything or will it remember not to?
> Thanks,
> cfr


I doubt that anyone can say at this time. TeX Live Manager (tlmgr) is  
new so I'd wait to see how things develop. It certainly is a wonderful  
idea but also a very large task to take on.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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