[OS X TeX] New MacTeX Packages

Roberto Avanzi roberto.avanzi at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 15:12:30 EST 2007

On 27 Jan 2007, at 11:00, Richard Koch wrote:

> Folks,
> On Jan 27, 2007, at 8:08 AM, Roberto Avanzi wrote that fullpage.sty
> was missing from his distribution. I wrote:
>>> On my machine, kpsewhich fullpage.sty returns
>>> 	/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/tex/latex/preprint/fullpage.sty
>> That's fun.  I installed TeXLiveMTS-2007.pkg and kpsewhich
>> returned nothing.  And LaTeX did not find it.
>> The packages are much smaller, and install about 600 Mb of
>> stuff.  It was much more before.
> TeXLiveMTS-2007 is a subset of TeXLive-2007, so it is not surprising
> that some things in the full version are missing from it. The  
> mactex install package on the
> DVD will install the full TeXLive-2007.
> The NewPackages page is experimental until TeXLive-2007 is officially
> released. Although decisions haven't been made for sure, I suspect  
> that after
> the release we will put just two distributions on the official  
> mactex page:
> gwTeX and the full TeXLive-2007.

Yep, this is is part my fault. But IIRC fullpage.sty was included
in the other subset-type distrubutions (gwTex, for example) and
maybe I was expecting too much in assuming it had to be in

this is of course not to detract from your work, that I find, to
summarize it in one adjective: amazing!


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