[OS X TeX] Texlive without MacTeX
rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Thu Apr 12 10:56:42 EDT 2007
On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Alain Matthes wrote:
> Le 12 avr. 07 Ã 16:27, Roussanka Loukanova a Ã©crit :
>> 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.
That would be very good: I myself would give it a try, of course, if and
when I get Leopard, even if this week...
> Greetings Alain Matthes
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