[OS X TeX] How to safely discard and old distribution

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 05:47:28 EDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 5:33 AM, Luis Sequeira <lfsequeira at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I have been using mactex 2009 very successfully for about a year, and have just installed mactex 2010, which so far appears to be working great. My TeX distribution preference pane now has 4 options, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2010-64 bit (the one I am using currently).
> It is time for me to erase mactex 2008, which I have kept but not used since I installed mactex 2009, and I don't feel any need to keep on my hard drive any longer.
> Can I can just erase /usr/local/texlive/2008 or is there a different proper procedure for doing this?

Just go to /usr/local/texlive and remove "2008" folder. Methink you
can remove "2009" as well

> Luis Sequeira
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Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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