[OS X TeX] TeX (TeX Live) i-Package updated (*EXPERIMENTAL i-Directory)

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 17:00:40 EST 2006

On 12/7/06, Gerben Wierda <Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl> wrote:
> The Dec 7 release contains:
> • TL2006REVISION=2572# 2006/12/01 22:00
> • Missing tex4ht support files added to the main texmf tree
> (texmf.texlive)
> • Added doc/latex/{graphics,base} to the main texmf tree (texmf.texlive)
> • Support for /Library/TeX/Distributions setup. From now on using /
> usr/texbin for your path to the TeX binaries is stable. The same is
> true for /Library/TeX/Distrbutions/Default/Man for man pages, /
> Library/TeX/Documentation for all the documentation in your
> texmf.trees. Switching between different TeX distribution is easy:
> only the /Library/TeX/Distributions/Default needs to be set to an
> existing .texdist bundle which contains information on the TeX
> distribution and where it resides. See /Library/TeX/TeXDist-
> description.rtf for details.
> • i-Package contains new setloginpath and setmanpath scripts with a
> new interface.
> • Fixed a buglet where changed languages did not force a recompile of
> formats
> The short info on the new distributions setup is: use /usr/texbin as
> te PATH for your TeX setup in TeXShop from now on, iTeXMac or
> whatever frontend you use. It points to the active distribution used.
> If you have TeX Live 2005 installed, switch from an installed gwTeX
> to an installed TeX Live 2005 as follows:
> sudo rm /Library/TeX/Distributions/Default
> sudo ln -s TeXLive-2005-Relative.texdist /Library/TeX/Distributions/
> Default
> After this, both comand line and frontend (if it uses /usr/texbin)
> will use TeX Live 2005 (system wide)

Which version? Around October the author made certain changes and a
lot of new .4ht files appeared in texmf/tex/generic/tex4ht directory
(now there are 319 files). Further, author made certain updates during
last months.

Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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