[OS X TeX] removing local additions from texlive distr
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Mar 15 20:12:20 EDT 2007
Am 16.03.2007 um 00:19 schrieb Roussanka Loukanova:
> What else?
Nothing else: too much!
>> Why do you re-create the FMT files?
> With little, if any knowledge of the system's working, I've tried
> to guess that rebuilding the various TeX formats, after removing
> the package files (bgtex) would also *remove* (uninstall) the
> formats that had been built by that package: i.e., I am targeting
> removal of the package and everything that was created by it, and
> everything that depends on it. For ex., I might decide to use
> another package, or for any other reason (as in this case, to see
> how the system's additions work: adding, removing, updating).
Why do you presume a FMT file is so complicated? In texmf.local/web2c
or texlive/<year>/texmf-var you can check which of your thousand
packages are used to build any FMT file.
Hard Disk: A device that allows users to delete vast quantities of
simple mnemonic commands.
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