[OS X TeX] MacTeX2009

Adam M. Goldstein z_californianus-dated-1258222442.bc1c2a at shiftingbalance.org
Mon Nov 9 13:13:16 EST 2009

Naive question-

Will updating with tlmgr (I've been using the pre-release versions)  
bring me up to date with the TeX and LaTeX packages, etc (not  
including the GUI's and other "extras" in the main .dmg)?



On Nov 9, 2009, at 11:45 AM, Richard Koch wrote:

> Folks,
> On Nov 9, 2009, at 5:04 AM, Victor Ivrii wrote:
>> At this moment link on
>> http://www.tug.org/mactex/2009/
>> goes to
>> http://mirror.ctan.org/systems/mac/mactex/MacTeX.mpkg.zip
>> which however is an alias to mirror which is not necessary MacTeX2009
>> release. Some of them are dated as 2009/03/20
>> It seems to be a good idea to download few days later
>> Victor
> Let me second this message.
> TeX Live 2009 and MacTeX-2009 were released last night. The link to  
> MacTeX on the MacTeX web page points to a multiplexer which selects  
> a particular mirror site to use. On that mirror site,  
> MacTeX.mpkg.zip is a symbolic link to the latest version of MacTeX.  
> Until last night, it pointed to mactex-20090320.mpkg.zip, which was  
> the latest version of MacTeX-2008. Starting today, the link points  
> to mactex-20091108.mpkg.zip, the release version of MacTeX-2009.  
> However, it takes up to a week for mirror sites to update themselves.
> We'll be monitoring the situation. The MacTeX site, www.tug.org/ 
> mactex, has a page listing mirror sites known to contain the latest  
> version, BUT we haven't updated that page yet and won't for three  
> days or so. When we update it, we'll announce it here, and then the  
> page will lead to a site with the latest version. And after about a  
> week, these difficulties will vanish as all sites update.
> Dick Koch
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