[OS X TeX] Local additions and multiple TeX distributions
Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 14:56:48 EST 2007
Alan Munn wrote:
> At 9:11 AM -0600 3/8/07, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Mar 8, 2007, at 8:54 AM, Alan Munn wrote:
>>> One question, though. Shouldn't I continue to put my local
>>> additions into the gwTeX/texmf.local directory rather than
>>> gwTeX/texmf,pkgs (which I thought was for Gerben's extra additions.)
>> The texmf.pkgs directory is meant for local additions; both via extra
>> i-packages (e.g., CM-Super) and your additions to the system. It is
>> texmf.pkgs that is preserved when there is a gwTeX update.
>> The texmf.local directory is where generated format files, etc., are
>> placed during the configuration phase of gwtex installation.
> Ok. Thanks. I guess I should have checked Gerben's web page after I
> installed, since I notice now that the structure is explained there.
> There's one other question I asked, which noone has addressed yet:
> Do I need to update the TeXShop macros (e.g. Claus Gerhardt's macros)
> to reflect changes in the distribution? How do I do this without
> losing my own macros?
I once asked the same question after I had lost Robertson's macros and I
think the answer was something along the lines of: take the folder macro
out, install and put whatever "old" macro you want back into the newly
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