[OS X TeX] how to install NOWEB?
Gert van Oss
gertmt at mac.com
Thu Nov 29 22:12:37 CET 2007
thanks for all hints.
The French language is no problem, the technical stuff maybe. It'll
take some time to see if I can get it working and these hints
On 29 Nov 2007, at 17:50, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Le 29 nov. 07 à 16:50, Gert van Oss a écrit :
>> could anyone give me some guidance on how to install NOWEB?
>> - I'm on a Mac OS X machine (Leopard)
>> - comfortable in the terminal, and
>> - downloaded 'noweb-2.11b' from http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~nr/noweb/dist/
>> After that I looked into the directory 'src' and read the INSTALL
>> document. However I've just never installed something like this and
>> the first sentence
>> 1) First point to compilers to be used to built the tools and
>> is not really clear for me. Reading on, more questions arise. If it
>> is just a few terminal-commands and someone has these at hand I
>> would be grateful if he/she is willing to share these with me. That
>> way I can try some LP with Perl as I read about in Elements of
>> Programming with Perl.
> There's a page with some instructions for Panther <http://demexp.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=fr:notes_de_compilation_pour_mac
> >. It's in French but that shouldn't be a problem : it's just a
> collection of values for variables to edit in Makefile.
> I haven't tested anything, but the instructions adapted to recent OS
> X TeX would translate to:
> - In Terminal (the complexity of the following path comes from the
> necessity of the instructions to be valid for either gwTeX or MacTeX):
> cd /Library/TeX/Distributions/.DefaultTeX/Contents/TexmfLocal/tex/
> mkdir noweb
> It's possible a sudo will be necessary before mkdir.
> - Edit the Makefile as follows:
> - Comment out the lines containing ICONC and ICONT.
> - In Terminal again (I imagine you have to navigate beforehand back
> to the noweb/src directory where the Makefile resides):
> sudo make all install
> sudo mktexlsr
> Again, this is absolutely untested by me.
> MacPorts (formerly DarwinPorts) and Fink may have prebuilt packages
> for noweb, I'm not sure. Browsing rapidly through MacPorts's
> portfiles directory, it seems noweb isn't available but a similar
> nuweb is.
> Bruno Voisin
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