[OS X TeX] Installing "MacTeXtras" using MacPorts

Alain Matthes alain.matthes at mac.com
Sat Mar 3 09:34:06 CET 2007

Le 2 mars 07 à 12:36, Peter Dyballa a écrit :

> Am 02.03.2007 um 11:43 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
>> Pete, though we have a few things in common (like taste in music)  
>> and I do enjoy the quotations at the end of your messages, I must  
>> admit that I do not understand why you answer questions related to  
>> gwTeX and MacTeX, given you use neither of them and your  
>> instructions generally do not apply to the configuration mentioned  
>> by the original poster (or do not apply at all, owing to changes  
>> in gwTeX and MacTeX since you last used them). I must also admit  
>> that your answers are often so allusive that I simply can't  
>> understand them.
>> Generally I just keep quiet, but right now I don't understand the  
>> acrimony in your message.
> From the discussions on this list I feel to be able to judge that  
> Mac TeX did not change that much during the last twelve or 13  
> months. So I also feel able to write about internals or other  
> things most list members do not care or are not interested in, that  
> I found when I was working on Mac TeX 1. It's not so much  
> bitterness that lets me criticise i-Installer, it's merely missing  
> understanding why a useful tool was changed into something so bad  
> and erroneous (I do remember how many errors were reported last  
> autumn on this list) and so needlessly complex, that even more  
> errors get introduced (what happens when /Library/TeX happens to  
> exist as a sym-link?).
> BTW, for me it never happened that the X11 version of gs was  
> installed – and it never happened to me that xdvi was not installed  
> because I had no X11 installed.

no X11 installed !

  That is very fine so y 	
you can install  QT and KDE from

There is some imperfections but i can use Konqueror on my mac without  
perhaps with KDE 4, there will be the possibility of installing tetex or
  texlive and kile or emacs !!!

That will be really a play of Geek !

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