[OS X TeX] /usr/local/texprograms -> /Library/ActiveTeXPrograms

Franck Pastor pastor at fusl.ac.be
Wed Nov 29 18:24:59 EST 2006

Le 30-nov.-06 à 00:06, Maarten Sneep a écrit :

> On 29-nov-2006, at 23:59, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>> So, I am planning to do this in terms of links:
>> /Library/gwTeX -> ../../usr/local/gwTeX
>> /Library/ActiveTeXPrograms -> ../../usr/local/gwTeX/bin/i386-apple- 
>> darwin-current (on intel)
>> /Library/ActiveTeXPrograms -> ../../usr/local/gwTeX/bin/powerpc- 
>> apple-darwin-current (on ppc)
>> The ../.. part of the link is to make sure they still work if the  
>> volume is not the startup volume. The capitalisation makes it  
>> easier to read.
>> Any comments?
> I would add one level: /Library/TeX/gwTeX, /Library/TeX/ 
> ActiveTeXProgram, etc. to group the TeX stuff.

I agree.

> Is it possible to add /Library/TeX/texmf as a texmf local tree? Or  
> link from there to the active texmf local tree?

In that case, it would better be called /Library/TeX/texmf_local, or  
something like that. Because of the numerous texmf trees  
(texmf.texlive, texmf.gwtex, texmf.pkgs, texmf.local ...), calling  
this symlink "/Library/TeX/texmf" would be confusing.

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