[OS X TeX] Installation order i-packages

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Sun Sep 4 12:41:23 CEST 2005

Le 4 sept. 05 à 12:11, Bastian Philipps a écrit :

> After searching through the web I found some three different
> recommendations on the sequence in which the packages should be
> installed, and all emphasizing that the order is important:
> tex --> ghostscript 8 --> CM-Super (Swiss Mac User Group)
> ghostscript 8 --> tex --> CM-Super
> CM-Super --> ghostscript 8 --> tex (TexShop HP)
> Is there a special order required for the i-packages to be  
> installed in
> or not anymore?

The TeXShop web site <http://www.uoregon.edu/~koch/texshop/ 
installing.html> recommends the following installation order, which I  
think should be adhered to:

FreeType 2
libiconv (on System 10.2 [Jaguar]; skip this on System 10.3 [Panther])
Ghostscript 8 (or Ghostscript 6 if you are using OSX 10.1.5 or lower)

This ensures, for example, that conversion of Latin Modern fonts for  
use with OS X should work (yielding new fonts in /Library/Fonts/Latin  

Any additional installation like CM-Super or XeTeX should come  
afterwards (given they install in the texmf.local directory which has  
been created, populated and configured when installing the TeX i- 

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