[Mac OS X TeX] dvipdfm available under fink

David R. Morrison drm at cgtp.duke.edu
Thu Sep 6 03:44:43 CEST 2001

Larry Paulson wrote:

> I tried and it wanted to install fresh copies of tetex, ghostscript, etc.  Can 
> this duplication be avoided?  TeTeX occupies 127MB.

In principle TeXShop and CMacTeX could be configured to use the copies of
tetex and ghostscript installed by fink.  I haven't tried this recently, so
I don't know if it's possible in practice.  I agree with you that the
duplication is a waste.

In fact, it ought to be possible to construct an alternate installation
method for TeXShop and/or CMacTeX which uses the fink system for
installation.  I've been thinking about trying to do this, if people are

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