[OS X TeX] personal package : following 2

David Watson dewatson at me.com
Thu Dec 23 23:40:41 CET 2010


On Dec 23, 2010, at 2:44 PM, Richard Koch wrote:

> Folks,
> 
> Since several have written, I'll reply more generally.
> 
> We use an old version of Apple's package manager so MacTeX can be
> installed on many different systems. The structure of such packages is
> quite rigid. In particular, all installer scripts run as root. It isn't possible
> to install into user directories, and ~/Library isn't what you think it is.

Perhaps then, we can supply a script/scripts on the MacTeX wiki that we can refer people to, or that the TeXLive Distribution preference panel can refer to after the installer has run?
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