[OS X TeX] MacTeX - a few questions

Daniel Becker daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Sat Feb 24 08:17:48 EST 2007

>> But where a the i-packages for mactex/texlive2007?
>> Maybe it is an misunderstanding and it is not possible to  
>> configure mactex as I was used to with gwtex? Is this then one of  
>> the reasons to use gwtex instead of mactex/texlive?
> No, you can't use i-Installer to configure a TeXLive-2007 setup, as  
> i-Installer does for gwTeX. Instead, you have to run the related  
> command-line utilities and/or edit the related configuration files  
> by hand. That's a pain.

I see. So here is a major reason to stay with gwtex (new texlive  
variant). I thought that the mactex-installer is using iinstaller in  
the background and that therefore iinstaller can also be used to  
configure mactex.


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