[OS X TeX] Fink

Alan Curtis acurtis at ieee.org
Wed Jun 2 16:37:25 CEST 2004

On Jun 2, 2004, at 1:36 AM, Dr.John R.Vokey wrote:

> All,
> A silly question, no doubt, but messing with Gerben's TeX installation 
> is not something I will tolerate.  So, I want Octave, Gnu-Plot, et 
> al., but I don't want anything about my TeX installation messed with.  
> How does one use Fink, and not screw-up my all-important 
> Gerben-related TeX stuff?  There seem to be *nix-related path 
> screw-ups that I really don't want to deal with.  My preference is, if 
> my TeX stuff will get hosed (a Candadianism, but transparent, I 
> suspect), I will just not bother, but I would like things fink-wise to 
> be otherwise.
> --

Octave and gnuplot are also available through DarwinPorts 
http://darwinports.opendarwin.org/ if you want to avoid Fink. I think 
that the resulting installation is much cleaner.


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