[OS X TeX] Fixed: TeXGSInstaller did not work on systems without Developer Tools

Gerben Wierda Sherlock at rna.nl
Fri Aug 16 15:07:40 CEST 2002

An oversight in my build project has left TeXGSInstaller without its own 
copy of gnutar, which means it did not work properly on Mac OS X without 
the availability of the Developer Tools (which also contain gnutar). 
i-Installer was not affected. Both Mac OS X 10.1 and Mac OS X 10.2 were 

This has been fixed. A new TeXGSInstaller download (TeX.dmg) can be 
located through http://www.rna.nl/tex.html

Note: I am working on a replacement for both i-Installer version 1 and 
TeXGSInstaller (and it is coming along nicely). However, that means I do 
not spend too much time on the current installation. The result of which 
is that the new TeXGSInstaller is a snapshot of my current TeX 
environment and may (but probably will not as this has not really 
changed) contain differences with respect to the previous TeXGSInstaller 
as well as the current i-Installer environment. I am not aware of any 


PS. The new installer will have the capability of limited interaction 
with the user. Which means that interactive configuration (paper size, 
languages, possibly open additional packages, etc) can be part of the 

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