[OS X TeX] New i-Package releases (TeX & TeX Support)

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Fri Dec 22 06:59:23 EST 2006

>On Dec 22, 2006, at 03:46 , Alan Munn wrote:
>>At 1:29 AM +0100 12/22/06, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>>>- The TeX i-Package (gwTeX 2003-2005 based in part on teTeX, 
>>>tex.ii2) has been updated with warnings that it is deprecated
>>>- The TeX i-Package (gwTeX based on a TeX Live subset, 
>>>texlive.ii2) has been updated
>>>All users of the old gwTeX i-Package, partly based on teTeX are 
>>>asked to change to the new gwTeX i-Package that is based on TeX 
>>>Live. Preferably, uninstall the former TeX i-package (tex.ii2).
>>>After changing, the TeX Suport can be reinstalled. Please reset 
>>>the i-Packages to default properties after opening en before 
>>So after waiting until the last minute to do this, I uninstall 
>>everything in my former tetex installation (using i-installer).
>>I chose FULL install.
>>Everthing looked ok until the configure stage
>Yes, there was a bug. The TeXDist structure was not in all 
>circumstances (especially in circumstances where people had 
>installed an experimental version earlier this month) created 
>It has been fixed now (I hope, because this is one I really cannot test).
>What definitely helps in these circumstances is
>	sudo rm -rf /Library/TeX
>before install or configure. I cannot do that in the i-Package 
>because in the future other additions may live there and the 
>i-Package should leave it alone. But currently, now that the 
>/Library/TeX structure is being introduced, it is OK to do so.

Unfortunately, the problem seems to persist.  The configure phase 
fails because it can't find kpsewhich


Alan Munn                                                   amunn at msu.edu
Department of Linguistics                                   amunn at acm.org
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