[OS X TeX] How to download .ii2 files without i-installer?

Bob Kerstetter bkerstetter at mac.com
Tue Sep 13 02:39:22 CEST 2005

On Sep 11, 2005, at 4:19 PM, Rowland McDonnell wrote:

> I would like to use a WinXP box with a fast network connection to
> download the i-installer teTeX (fully fat) and the other really huge
> installers, so I can copy them onto my home Mac (which does not have a
> fast internet connection).
> Can anyone suggest how I might do this?

If you have mirroring software on the WinXP box I believe you can  
mirror the i-packages root directory and it will grab all i-packages.  
Probably use binary transfer.

Two or so years ago I did this with WebGrabber for OS X and  
everything worked fine.

Root directories appear to be:


Gerben, are there any problems with mirroring like this?

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