[OS X TeX] Uninstalling an earlier installation

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Dec 28 22:17:37 CET 2011

On Dec 28, 2011, at 3:09 PM, Eric Weir wrote:

> On Dec 28, 2011, at 1:15 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> That's strange!? I thought the MacTeX installer creates a dummy /usr/local/texlive/texmf-local tree (with some internal structure?) if one isn't already there.
> It's conceivable that I deleted it when I "uninstalled" the 2010 distribution. But if it's supposed to be where Gerrit said it is--on the same level as the distribution for the year--I doubt it. I believe all I did was delete the 2010 folder.
> My be strange, but am I correct in understanding that it's absence--or its presence as a single folder with no subordinate structure--is not a reason to be concerned?


I don't think there will be a problem not having it. I tend to install and purchased and many free fonts in that tree so that any user on my system (I have more than one on my computer) can use them.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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