[OS X TeX] /usr/local/texprograms -> /Library/ActiveTeXPrograms
skiadas at hanover.edu
Wed Nov 29 18:23:42 EST 2006
On Nov 29, 2006, at 6:06 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> 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 with that, I would even go as far as to suggest /Library/
I don't think it's a good idea to add too many (any) top-level
folders under Library, that's the only reason I prefer the
Application Support one.
Actually, looking at it again (http://developer.apple.com/
LibraryDirectory.html), I think it would be fine to add a TeX folder
> Is it possible to add /Library/TeX/texmf as a texmf local tree? Or
> link from there to the active texmf local tree?
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