[OS X TeX] OS X TeX newbie needs help installing TeX on non-boot volume
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Mon Sep 12 15:56:56 CEST 2005
Am 12.09.2005 um 15:24 schrieb Rowland McDonnell:
> 1) How do I install i-installer stuff somewhere other than standard?
> (got some help with this - I'll be `doing things' before I ask more, I
I think this question is answered.
> 2) (updated query in light of latest info):
> Should I leave the `install location' setting in i-installer at
> /usr/local even when I've made that soft link to `my preferred install
As far as I know soft links can be found inside the trousers a man is
wearing. Logic tells me that, when I've redirected the installation
location to a different place, I don't need to tell it to my clerk, or
installer, they'll find the right place. So, to give an answer, yes.
> 3) How do I download i-installer packages without i-installer?
> (got that)
In last millennium I found a set of fat bundles (i-Packages) inside a
large DMG file on a CD inside a (German) Mac magazine. Now I would use
wget and the public source at, for example,
There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does
want merely because you think it would be good for him. -- Robert
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