[OS X TeX] Texlive without MacTeX

Roussanka Loukanova 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 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.

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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