[OS X TeX] OSX-ifying TeX even more
will.adams at frycomm.com
Thu Jan 18 09:15:45 EST 2007
On Jan 18, 2007, at 6:57 AM, Roberto Avanzi wrote:
> I suffered from a partial HD crash, so I replaced myself my PB HD,
> put the old one in a external case, and used the Migration Assistant
> to bring all my data and applications to the new disk - but things
> like TeX and Developer Tools were NOT migrated as they are not in
> Users, Applications or in the configurations files. So I had to
> reinstall them separately.
It's a complication with lots of possible side-effects.
It makes OS X TeX not a standard Unix-like part of the system, but
something else, moving against the mainstream unification which OS X
For my part, I handle stuff like this by storing the installation
files for systemic things in /Users/Shared/installed and then just re-
install them after the migration is compleat.
senior graphic designer
This email message and any files transmitted with it contain information
which is confidential and intended only for the addressee(s). If you are
not the intended recipient(s), any usage, dissemination, disclosure, or
action taken in reliance on it is prohibited. The reliability of this
method of communication cannot be guaranteed. Email can be intercepted,
corrupted, delayed, incompletely transmitted, virus-laden, or otherwise
affected during transmission. Reasonable steps have been taken to reduce
the risk of viruses, but we cannot accept liability for damage sustained
as a result of this message. If you have received this message in error,
please immediately delete it and all copies of it and notify the sender.
------------------------- Helpful Info -------------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
List Reminders & Etiquette: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/list/
More information about the MacOSX-TeX