[OS X TeX] Installation order i-packages

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Sep 4 15:47:12 CEST 2005

On Sep 4, 2005, at 5:41 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> 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])
> libwmf
> Ghostscript 8 (or Ghostscript 6 if you are using OSX 10.1.5 or lower)
> ImageMagick
> FontForge
> TeX
> This ensures, for example, that conversion of Latin Modern fonts  
> for use with OS X should work (yielding new fonts in /Library/Fonts/ 
> Latin Modern/).
> 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-Package).
> Bruno Voisin


To which I'd only add that Apple's X11 should be installed before any  
of this if you ever intend to use e.g., FontForge, within X11.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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