[OS X TeX] How to merge the distributions on my machine?

Jonathon Swiderski jonathon.swiderski at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 16:44:59 EDT 2007

On 6/6/07, Adam M. Goldstein <amgoldstein at mac.com> wrote:
> On Jun 6, 2007, at 10:58 AM, Jonathon Swiderski wrote:
> >
> > How should I go about merging the distributions on my machine, so that
> > I can just have everything in one place?
> >
> Why not just stick with one only? I would stick with TeX Live, as
> Gerben is not providing support for i-Installer any more, and his
> distribution is based on Tex Live anyhow, while TeX Live has, for the
> present, people committed to keeping it up. If there's something
> you're missing from TeX Live that gwTeX has, you can add it by hand
> from CTAN.

As it turns out, gwTeX is not a strict subset of TeXLive:  the GTA Mac
Fonts, for one, are missing from TeXLive, and they're not on CTAN.
Things like this are why I'd rather just combine what's already on my

Jonathon Swiderski -- jonathon.swiderski at gmail.com
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