[OS X TeX] Staying up to date with programs Gerben used to maintain

Jasper Knockaert jknockaert at feweb.vu.nl
Thu Dec 13 13:23:42 EST 2007

Peter Dyballa schreef op 13-12-2007 19:20:
> Am 13.12.2007 um 17:10 schrieb Jasper Knockaert:
>> I fully agree with your objections, not in the least because package 
>> dependencies often imply that the obsolete tetex distribution is 
>> installed making the TexLive 2007 based gwTex unusable.
> That's not true. Installing a pseudo package is the right way. Such a 
> package can reflect what has been installed on the system. In Fink these 
> pseudo packages are called "system-<whatsoever>" (approximately: 'fink 
> list | grep system-'). Once you've installed such a proxy, Fink has come 
> free of old software. (In Fink you can also create local packages from 
> an ordinary package description, a .info file. There you can remove 
> dependencies that are not adequate, but *satisfied*.)

That's Fink. I was reacting on Bruno's statement with respect to MacPorts.

Best regards


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