[OS X TeX] Re: request for kpathsea header files to be optionally included in distro
john_owens at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 16 11:45:32 EST 2009
Richard Koch <koch at ...> writes:
MacTeX installs the standard TeX Live, without any modifications. You
> can get the headers and sources for TeX Live from
> Note that you don't need to use svn to get the sources, as explained
> on this tug page.
OK. Seems like the best thing I can do, then, is just to fetch the
headers I need (svn is fine with me). This seems like a good compromise.
> I don't think putting sources or headers in the MacTeX package would
> be a good idea. It would produce a larger download for users who
> obtain the package over the web, and possibly introduce a new decision
> when they install (namely: "do you also want to install sources").
Super-cool "secret" expert mode? :) (Or a tlmgr option to fetch them
after the fact would probably be more useful.)
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