[OS X TeX] Re: Open Testing of MacTeX Distribution
bph at gmx.info
Fri Oct 7 06:15:50 EDT 2005
Herbert Schulz said the following on 7.10.2005 1:47 Uhr:
> The "MacTeX" package is based on Gerben's gwTeX, and also installs
> XeTeX, TeXShop, and more. The distribution as a whole also includes a
> number of other applications and documents for your perusing and
> installation pleasure.
It's more Feedback than a Bug-Report. But what I am missing in this
whole package is the chance to deselect some of the provided applications.
For example, my simple academic papers only need a basic
TeX-Installation, include in that all packages so far mentioned on
So installing Context and XeTeX is rather superfluous and locks up
Diskspace, which is why a deinstalling feature inside the mpkg would be
> So, testing in advance of burning several thousand copies is especially
> welcome. The download is about 350 megabytes.
> Karl (for the MacTeX working group)
I am thanking you guys for your time and work
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