[OS X TeX] GW Extras and i-Installer

R. Vijay Krishna rvk at email.unc.edu
Fri Feb 5 23:18:08 CET 2010

On Feb 5, 2010, at 4:30 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> Do still have access to a gwTeX which has the gtamac fonts installed? If so you need only move the files from the locations in texmf.gwTeX to the corresponding location in texmf-local. You DON'T enable the maps since the fonts will only work with pdflatex because the fonts were converted to ttf (via fondu) and the sty files tell pdflatex to load the maps on the fly. After moving all the fonts over you need only run
> Hope that helps.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

Unfortunately, I don't have gwTeX.  So I tried to install an old gwTeX based on TeX Live (2006) which is available as an i-Installer package.  Happily, it downloaded without a worry, but then I got the same message that started this thread:

Prepare stage completed
Unarchive stage failed

Is it hopeless?  


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