[OS X TeX] Old Sites Need Updating.
Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD
joseph.slater at wright.edu
Wed Aug 6 16:40:50 EDT 2008
On Aug 6, 2008, at 9:00 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> While looking up the most recent versions of software that is to be
> included in MacTeXtras (everything in MacTeX that isn't part of the
> MacTeX installer package) I've noticed that many sites also have
> information about installation of a TeX distribution, etc.
> Unfortunately that information is often very out of date and can
> lead to terrible confusion.
> One example is the installation of fonts and updating map files;
> many sites were never updated when the default behavior of updmap
> (and other system applications) changed with the addition of -sys
> versions (which behave the way the older versions behaved). I
> believe we've had lots of problems with font installation and format
> creation because of this.
> If you are running a site with such information please update it to
> agree with most recent practices.
Better yet, please put the updated information on the TeX on Mac Wiki
and reference it. A single location will be kept much more up to date
by the community.
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