[OS X TeX] manually updating things installed by iInstaller or not?
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Fri Dec 2 13:47:45 EST 2005
On 2 Dec 2005, at 19:30, Denis Chabot wrote:
> I was just browsing on CTAN and noticed in the "news" section that
> some things I used, like the Memoir class, had been updated recently.
> I downloaded it and compiled it in a folder on my desktop just to
> see what was inside. It does appear to be more recent than what I
> have in
> I ran iInstaller again (full TeX package) but memoir did not change.
> Is it a good idea to place the new copy I compiled today at the
> appropriate locations in
> or is it better to wait until iInstaller uses this version?
That depends on how fast there is a new teTeX release. I have no idea
when that is going to be.
> Alternatively, is it a good idea to install the new version in
> ~/Library/texmf instead?
> And if I do this, should I remove the files in /usr/local/teTeX/ ?
The ConTeXt updater works the same way. It installs in texmf.local
and if you remove it there the old one is active again. ~/Library/
texmf is found before anything else.
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