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

Jens Noeckel noeckel at uoregon.edu
Thu Dec 13 13:40:46 EST 2007

On Dec 13, 2007, at 10:29 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 13.12.2007 um 19:02 schrieb Berend Hasselman:
>> What does Fink do? Something similar?
> Yes. It tells to edit ~/.profile or ~/.cshrc that these files  
> "include" fink files /sw/bin/init.sh or /sw/bin/init.csh. These  
> prepend /sw/bin and /sw/sbin before the original PATH.
> No-one has to do so. (When installing a package with Fink, Fink  
> uses unchageable Fink defaults.)

Specifically regarding ghostscript, you can get the latest version  
from fink without getting the old tetex, so there should be no  
conflict with GWTeX even if the /sw/ path is searched first.
Of course this assumes that you don't have applications that hard- 
code the path to ghostscript's binaries. What you'd get from fink  
would be, among many others, the up-to date versions of



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