[OS X TeX] How to update MacTex

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 23:36:04 CEST 2008

On 10/2/08, Victor Ivrii <vivrii at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 5:01 PM, Jung-Tsung Shen <jushen at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > I keep wondering why the user friendly Mac does not have a (La)TeX
>  > package manager as that in MikTeX yet? Are there serious technical
>  > barrier? The feature will be very useful to the beginners (including
>  > me).
> Surprise, surprise! It has now! If you have MacTeX2008 type t tlmgr
>  --help in terminal
>  and updates are coming faster than to MikTeX!

Thanks for the information. I was happy with my then current setup so
I did not upgrade. Now there's enough incentives ... :-) Since I
haven't installed yet, so the question: is this tlmgr only updates the
existing packages, or it does grab something that is being called but
not installed?


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