additional texmf tree for all users (was Re: [OS X TeX] Beginner help with TeXshop/MacTex needed)

Victor Ivrii vivrii at
Mon Aug 28 14:52:16 CEST 2006

On 8/28/06, William Adams <will.adams at> wrote:

> The advantage of moving it to /Users/Shared is that it's then easier
> and more natural for people to find / change / update --- unless
> there's a better location in the system?

My Mac inner personality agrees, my TeX inner personality believes
that it should be in the same place as all other trees are. Remember
that /Library/texmf (symlink) exists

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