[OS X TeX] TeX based on TeX Live release
simon at simifilm.ch
Thu Nov 2 03:18:03 EST 2006
On 02.11.2006, at 08:46, Gerben Wierda wrote:
> On Nov 2, 2006, at 06:57 , Simon Spiegel wrote:
>> Thanks for your effort and two questions:
>> - Is there any reason why I should keep the old TeX installation?
>> Should I keep it ATM in case things go wrong?
> Afaik, there is no reason, but you nevr know, it has seen relatiely
> little use by relatively few peopl, so you can expect things to be
>> - If not, what's the best way to get rid of the old installation?
> There ar several good ways, but this is what I recommend:
> - Install the new TeX and use it for a while
> - When you're satisfied:
> - uninstall the old TeX i-Package
> - re-run the new TeX configuration phase (this repairs the CLI
> setting that was removed by the old TeX removal)
> - When you're unsatisfied because something is missing an dwill not
> be fixed soon:
> - re-run the old TeX configuration phase, which switched the CLI
> settings back.
Thanks, I'm currently trying to install the new TeX and I see
problems: I-installer complains that it can't find kpsewhich and
quits the installation. This is with version 2.85
Talking about i-installer: Maybe I got something wrong here but I
never succeeded in updating the i-installer with the i-installer.
Everytime i-installer tells me that an update for the app itself is
available, I download and install it, but after quitting and re-
opening it, the version number hasn't changed. I always end up with
downloading the disc image.
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