[OS X TeX] Old Sites Need Updating.
Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD
joseph.slater at wright.edu
Thu Aug 7 15:48:00 EDT 2008
On Aug 6, 2008, at 4:40 PM, Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD wrote:
> 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 Unfortunately that information is often very out of date and can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.
Please note that I've added a Fonts page to the wiki where this
information can be maintained.
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