[OS X TeX] IPE that fink install will not use system-tetex (IPE on OS X and non fink tetex)

Ramon M. Figueroa-Centeno ramonf at hawaii.edu
Sat Apr 17 21:44:00 EDT 2004


You misunderstood me, I love fink, I just do not like its installation of
tetex (Gerben Wierda's is better IMHO). However, that is irrelevant as ipe
in fink will not use system-tetex :(


> Subject: IPE on OS X and non fink tetex
> From: "Paul Fons" <paul-fons at aist.go.jp>
> Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 02:49:00 +0900
> I realize you said you didn't like fink, but I wanted to point out that
> you do  not have to use the fink distributions version of tetex.  There
> is a system-tetex dependency that allows for a user installed tetex (in
> my case by i-installer).
> On Apr 17, 2004, at 11:03 PM, Ramon M. Figueroa-Centeno wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have been trying to compile the Ipe extensible drawing editor
>> <http://ipe.compgeom.org/> using Gerben Wierda's tetex and Freetype2
>> distribution and the QT libraries found at
>> <http://naranja.umh.es/~atg/>,
>> but my knowledge is insufficient.
>> I do not like the alternative of using the fink version of it because
>> it
>> runs on x11 (I believe) and more importantly it would force me to
>> install
>> the fink tetex distribution, which I do not like.

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