[OS X TeX] Texlive without MacTeX

Alain Matthes alain.matthes at mac.com
Thu Apr 12 10:46:02 EDT 2007

Le 12 avr. 07 à 16:27, Roussanka Loukanova a écrit :

> On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Alain Matthes wrote:
>> Perhaps my title tl2007 is not good ?
>> I know that it is  possible to install teXlive on a Mac without  
>> MacTeX in the same way that on linux
>> but i would like to know  if there are some difficulties ?
>> There is a problem to use  /usr/local/texlive ?
> Alain, as my memory speaks there were emails touching upon the  
> issues between TeXLive 2007 and its set up for Macs, e.g. gwTeX and  
> MacTex, perhaps in emails by Richard Koch (I think in Feb-March).  
> And also, I am not sure if Bruno wrote directly about that  
> relation, but in general, everything that he wrote is relevant to  
> the general picture; and definitely Gerben's decisions are the  
> foundational. But it seems there has been no addressing of issues  
> related to synchronized set ups of TeXLive for OSX (of course on  
> Macs) and Linux. I myself would like to know about such  
> possibilities, incl. comparison and difficulties. This seems quite  
> relevant with the coming up OSX 10.5 in June.

Thanks for your answer.

A lot of people on this list are extremely relevant :)

The next week, I would give a try. I can make a little report,  
perhaps certain users will be interested by the subject.

Greetings Alain Matthes
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