[OS X TeX] i-Installer and MacOS X 10.4.6 ?

Josep M. Font jmfont at inicia.es
Sun Jun 25 01:29:15 CEST 2006

Thanks Miriam,

> I also got my new MacbookPro with 10.4.6. After installing the  
> latest i-installer and ignoring the message.. it works fine.

and Stephen,

> I would argue strenuously against downgrading your system software  
> simply to accommodate i-Installer. I looked in the macostex- 
> archives and came tentatively to the conclusion that this problem  
> was fixed.

for your encouragement.

I am happy to report that yes, I finally disregarded that message  
(below) and installed everything, and everything seems to run as it  
should. Of course, *much* faster: I had a 400MHz PowerBook G3  
"Pismo", one of the *nicest* machines Apple has ever made. I will  
miss it.



> On Jun 24, 2006, at 8:26 AM, Josep M. Font wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Got a new MacBookPro with MacOS X 10.4.6 (8I1121), all system  
>> software upgrades applied, downloaded latest i-Installer (2.78,  
>> build 27 May 2006). To my surprise, when I start it in order to  
>> make a fresh TeX installation, a window pops up with the following  
>> intriguing message:
>> "Please upgrade MacOS X: Although i-Installer works on MacOS X  
>> 10.4.4-10.4.6, up- or downgrading MacOS X to another version is  
>> recommended"
>> ???
>> Should I downgrade to 10.4.3 ? Should I be bold and go ahead ?
>> JMaF
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