MacTeX.pkg Problems

Richard Koch koch at
Sat Mar 25 19:26:22 CET 2023

Marek Stepanek,

Note that MacTeX installs Ghostscript 10.00. Thus it should not overwrite locations like 


Of course it does write over gs in /usr/local/bin. I would think that reinstalling your old Ghostscript would fix this problem if you want to use the brew version. This is certainly what regular Mac users do; if they run into a problem with a recent Ghostscript, they just install the previous version over the top of the new one without removing anything first.

Dick Koch

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