[OS X TeX] MacTex Distribution Updates?

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Nov 15 05:26:01 EST 2007

Le 15 nov. 07 à 10:43, Alex Hamann a écrit :

> Just one quick (sorry, I am in a hurry right now) comment on this:
> Check out the archive of this list, we had a discussion on this a  
> while ago. There you can find information on the update policy of  
> the MacTeX distro.

Should be that message <http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/2007-August/031851.html 

In short:

- The standard MacTeX-2007 package from <www.tug.org/mactex> contains  
the official 2007 TeXLive release (dated February) plus up-to-date  
versions of GUI applicatioons (TeXShop, BibDesk, Excalibur, LaTeXiT).  
In Linux parlance you would probably call that a stable release.

- At <http://www.tug.org/mactex/morepackages.html> you can get  
separately mactex-additions which contains these up-to-date GUI  
applications only, and texlive-2007-dev which contains a more up-to- 
date version of TeXLive (dated September). In Linux parlance that  
would be an unstable or development release, I imagine.

Hope this helps,

Bruno Voisin

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