[OS X TeX] Preparing THE update

Adam M. Goldstein a.m.goldstein at mac.com
Wed Sep 9 04:35:15 CEST 2009

On Sep 3, 2009, at 5:33 AM, Christoph Hoh wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am currently running Mac OS X 10.4.11 with MacTex-2007 on a  
> MacBook. Everything is fine regarding TeX.
> Now, I 'd like to upgrade from Tiger to Snow Leopard without giving  
> up a nice working TeX installation.
> Acording to you, what is the best option?
> 1. Waiting for the MacTex-2009 distribution prior to upgrade to Snow  
> Leopard and then updating both (OS and TeX distribution)?
> 2. Using MacTeX-2007 on Snow Leopard (if feasible)?
> 3. Upgrading to Snow Leopard and then installing MacTex-2008 (or  
> vice versa)?

I vote for option 3. That way the TeX-Live installation will find all  
the right paths. TeX-Live 2009 for the Mac is supposed to be ready to  
go for SL. Then upgrade to TL 2009 when it comes out.

> Thanks a lot in advance for any advice!
> Regards, Christoph
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