[OS X TeX] "Non-PDF special ignored "

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Feb 1 19:07:05 CET 2009

On Feb 1, 2009, at 12:05 PM, <ewan.Delanoy at math.unicaen.fr> wrote:

>> You are using teTeX. teTeX support stopped a couple of years ago.
>> Upgrading to TeXLive is strongly recommended. While the download is
>> pretty large (about 1.2 GB for MacTeX see http://www.tug.org/mactex/)
>> it gives you an up to date distribution bundled with a way to upgade
>> packages as they evolve (tlmgr or, if you want it the Mac way: TeX
>> Live utility see http://code.google.com/p/mactlmgr/downloads/list)
>                      Yes, everything works fine since I downloaded
> the latest version of MacTeX and TeXShop.
>  As it ate much of the remaining space on my Mac, I'm thinking
> seriously about uninstalling the old teTeX stuff. If I'm sure I won't
> use the old version again, may I erase the contents of
> /usr/local/teTeX completely ?
>                                      Ewan


Shouldn't lead to any problems. I'm not sure how the PATH was being  
set. What version of the OS are you using?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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