"beamer and TeX on Macs" Re: mactex.tar.gz (complete ... Re: [OS X TeX] final tex live 2007
vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 07:44:26 EDT 2007
On 3/12/07, Victor Ivrii <vivrii at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/12/07, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com> wrote:
> > Le 11 mars 07 à 23:25, Roussanka Loukanova a écrit :
> > > Let's hope that our TeX distributions will upgrade to it.
> > > Otherwise, what are we supposed to do to upgrade to it?
> > I don't think TeX Live will: AFAIK TeX Live is released once a year,
> > with no intermediate updates between releases. MacTeX, being based on
> > TeX Live, will be stuck to this one-year release cycle.
> > That's one advantage of gwTeX over MacTeX: Gerben Wierda updates
> > gwTeX constantly, so that, if you need a bleeding-edge version of
> > some package, then you'd better turn to gwTeX.
> > Bruno Voisin
> If you want to have important for you packages up-to-date you need to
> compile MPM and use it or do it manually (MPM sometimes does not know
> packages; so manual job is unavoidable)
> 1) Get it and decompress.
> 2) Decide if you want to install it: in texmf.local (whenever it is -
> depends on distribution)
> or ~/Library/texmf
> 3) In this directory (2) should be tex/latex/beamer subdirectory; if
> it is not there create it. Move there all the subdirectories of the
> downloaded directory with exception of doc and examples, replacing all
> old stuff.
> 4) In this directory (2) should be tex/latex/beamer subdirectory; if
doc/latex/beamer <- Correction
> it is not there create it. Move there content of doc subdirectory of
> the downloaded directory (and examples and different README and TODO
> files if you wish);
> 5) Run sudo texhash (not needed if you put your stuff to
> ~/Library/texmf but does not hurt anyway);
> Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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