[OS X TeX] LaTeX Updater i-Package updated

Josep M. Font jmfont at inicia.es
Mon May 1 09:54:28 EDT 2006

El 01/05/2006, a les 14:32, Gerben Wierda va escriure:

> Becuase I make it a rule to have i-Packages you can uninstall  
> safely. If I
> would install in texmf.tetex this would not be the case.  
> Uninstalling the
> LaTeX Updater could then only be achieved as a side-effect of  
> installing
> the TeX i-Package. It also opens the option of having the LaTeX- 
> updater
> contain multiple versions (e.g. a beta and a stable) because then it
> becomes even more improtant to be able to uninstall.
> If I wanted to have a LaTeX update in texmf.tetex, I would update  
> the TeX
> i-Package itself, not provide a "overwrite" i-Package.

I am disappointed. I thought the LaTeX part of my TeX installation  
would be updated. At least this is what I understood from the package  
name, and from its readme:

> This is Gerben Wierda's LaTeX updater i-Package for TeX for Mac OS  
> X. It installs the latest LaTeX macro package on top of an existing  
> TeX install.

I misunderstood what "on top of" actually means. I would suggest put  
warnings in both i-packages, the LaTeX updater and the TeX one. I'm  
afraid not many of your users know about the texmf.local affair, etc.  


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