[OS X TeX] Old Sites Need Updating.

Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD joseph.slater at wright.edu
Thu Aug 7 21:48:00 CEST 2008

On Aug 6, 2008, at 4:40 PM, Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD wrote:

> 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 Unfortunately that information is often very out of date and can  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.

Please note that I've added a Fonts page to the wiki where this  
information can be maintained.


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