[OS X TeX] 64 Bit Binaries for TeX Live 2009

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Nov 23 20:01:05 EST 2009

On Nov 23, 2009, at 6:32 PM, Richard Koch wrote:

> Claus,
> On Nov 23, 2009, at 3:39 PM, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
>> Thanks for the 64-bit binaries.
>> Will TLU replace 64-bit binaries with 32-bit versions when updating? The list of newer binaries displayed in TLU shows e.g., pdftex.universal-darwin presumably the 32-bit version. However, TLU's target is universal-darwin-64 though it wouldn't know the difference.
> No problem. TeX Live and tlmgr don't know about the 64 bit binaries, so calling tlmgr or using TeX Live Utility while the 64 bit form is active will just update TeX Live as usual. 
> Dick


Is that really true? I guess it will automatically go into the universal-binary folder so that would be ok but does it look for /usr/texbin/ to place the binaries? Just trying to learn how this works.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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