[XeTeX] XeTeX and libpng

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at me.com
Sun Aug 24 13:40:20 CEST 2008

Le 24 août 08 à 12:53, Bernd a écrit :

> Maybe just a quick note, Macports and Fink don't touch any system  
> files as long as you go with the default install. It's not really  
> simple for someone not used to the Terminal.app but it's really  
> worth the trouble.

Yes, but the problem is that both put their binary directories (such  
as /opt/local/bin for MacPorts and /sw/bin for Fink) at the beginning  
of PATH. As a result, all the various binaries installed through  
packages and dependencies take precedence over the OS X binaries.

One example: the fontconfig and libpng components installed by OS X  
inside /usr/X11/bin will be overridden by those installed by MacPorts  
or Fink if any. Nothing bad should happen as a result, but you never  

Bruno Voisin

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