[OS X TeX] Re: latex2rtf

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Apr 28 17:30:25 CEST 2010

On Apr 28, 2010, at 10:17 AM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

> On Apr 28, 2010, at 7:28 AM, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
>> latex2rtf resides in /usr/local/bin, its cfg files in /usr/local/share/latex2rtf/. Therefore, I suggest to compile only the binary and copy it to /usr/local/bin. If you already used an older version just keep the old cfg files.
> Sorry, but you should /not/ do this, unless you can guarantee that the cfg files match the binary version.  They are not static, but are updated and fixed regularly.  With the recent Unicode support in latex2rtf, this is likely to be more problematic.
> http://latex2rtf.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/latex2rtf/trunk/cfg/


Are the cfg files the only other files needed by the binary? Why not package them together with instructions on how and where to install them? And if folks are really going to get fancy why not make a Universal version of latex2rtf.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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