[OS X TeX] iInstaller and manually installed components

Google Kreme gkreme at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 14:54:21 EST 2004

On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 20:23:12 +0100, Maarten Sneep
<maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Be _very_ careful about the order in which you add them. Although Fink
> advices to put it at the front of you path, I think you're way better
> off by putting them at the end (minor security and major configuration
> issues - especially wrt TeX).

the trouble with placing it last is that some of the packages fink
installs are in preference to ones that come with the system.  Like ls
for example..  placing it last means you would have to alias ls ot
/sw/bin/ls for example.

It is a problem though, because it shoud NOT be first, I agree.

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