[OS X TeX] backing up /usr (and MacTeX)

Rolf Schmolling rolf.schmolling at alumni.TU-Berlin.de
Fri Jan 30 08:35:16 EST 2009


what about cloning it to an external Disk. I'd recommend SuperDuper or  

You might then selectively copy the /usr-directory back.

Am 30.01.2009 um 14:18 schrieb Alex Hamann:

> Hi and sorry for the slightly OT question:
> can anybody tell me how the /usr directory and its subdirectories  
> are integrated into the overall system structure? Let me illustrate  
> to make myself clear: I a probably running into complete re- 
> installation because of disk problems and was wondering how to  
> backup my customized and updated Basic MacTeX installation. Would it  
> be sufficient to just copy the whole /usr directory to a backup drive?
> Alex
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