[OS X TeX] New TeX i-Package release in *EXPERIMENTAL* i-Directory

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Sun Feb 27 13:12:54 EST 2005

I would recommend to store the custom formats in ~/Library/web2c. The 
back-ups should be no concern, at least not for me; I have Retrospect 
back-up daily my entire home directory. These days the size of back-ups 
is measured in GB not MB.

My very fairly elaborate custom formats usually have a size of 1.2MB, 
which makes wonder what possible could account for the difference to 


On Feb 27, 2005, at 17:36, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> I think the HOME directory is a bad idea because it is often part of a 
> back up. Suddenly adding 25MB to such a back-up (compiled formats) is 
> generally not popular.

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