[OS X TeX] Good Yosemite news
riseguin at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 23 16:56:06 CEST 2014
> On Oct 23, 2014, at 8:45 AM, Thomas Käufl <kaeufl at online.de> wrote:
> I am just installing Yosemite (third try).
> Am 19. Okt 2014 um 17:08 schrieb Richard Seguin:
>> Same thing here. I did
>>> sudo mv /usr/local/texlive ~
>>> do the install, then
>>> sudo mv ~/texlive /usr/local
> I also read this suggestion, but did not follow it. So,
> it happened, that the installer seemed to stop while
> displaying the message "two minutes left".
> First, I had the impression that the installer has a
> bug. Now, I have the log file open and see the files of
> the TeX distribution being moved to the places appropriate
> in the new system. And this seems to take a lot of time.
> So, it's reasonable to move TeX to place not belonging
> to system directories.
> Thomas Käufl
When I did the install, the installer seemed to hang up for a while early in the process where the progress bar was stuck at about 5% while saying that there was 19 minutes left (actually, in the end, more than an hour left). After a while it did start moving again, to my great relief, and it did not hang up again near the end, probably because I did move the texlive folder out of the root directory. I had a major OS upgrade fail once many years ago, and since then upgrading has been an anxiety producing activity.
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