[OS X TeX] Old Sites Need Updating.

Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD joseph.slater at wright.edu
Wed Aug 6 22:40:50 CEST 2008

On Aug 6, 2008, at 9:00 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> While looking up the most recent versions of software that is to be  
> included in MacTeXtras (everything in MacTeX that isn't part of the  
> MacTeX installer package) I've noticed that many sites also have  
> information about installation of a TeX distribution, etc.  
> Unfortunately that information is often very out of date and can  
> lead to terrible confusion.
> One example is the installation of fonts and updating map files;  
> many sites were never updated when the default behavior of updmap  
> (and other system applications) changed with the addition of -sys  
> versions (which behave the way the older versions behaved). I  
> believe we've had lots of problems with font installation and format  
> creation because of this.
> If you are running a site with such information please update it to  
> agree with most recent practices.

Better yet, please put the updated information on the TeX on Mac Wiki  
and reference it. A single location will be kept much more up to date  
by the community. 

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