[OS X TeX] Remarks about TeX on Leopard

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Sun Nov 4 15:23:50 CET 2007

On  4 Nov, 2007, at 06:30, Alex Hamann wrote:

> Hi Axel,
> I would not consider myself an experienced command line user. Still  
> I found it pretty easy to build xetex and fontspec from source:
> - get a working svn installation
> - get the source code (information here: http://scripts.sil.org/cms/ 
> scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=xetex_download)
> - two little scripts do all the work (first: build-xetex; second:  
> install-xetex)
> that did it for me.

Done! Thanks a lot! In fact, I saw that I could download ``a tarball  
from the ViewVC interface at http://scripts.sil.org/svn-view/xetex/ 
TRUNK'', and that's what I did; then I ran the two scripts you  
mention, and now I have xetex 0.997!

Thanks also for pointing out about fontspec, because I had one in my  
$HOME tree, newer than the one in TeXLive, but older than the one  
just built.

Best regards,


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