[OS X TeX] Question about the date of files used
rm.tech at mac.com
Sat Sep 18 02:33:23 EDT 2010
Thanks for your prompt reply. It settles the issue.
On Sep 17, 2010, at 10:57 PM, Joseph Wright wrote:
> On 18/09/2010 06:50, R Martinez wrote:
>> I am using the MacTeX distribution obtained from TeXlive 2009.
>> Everything works fine. My question has to do with the dates of the files used.
>> Upon typesetting my document, the console returns (partially of course) the messages shown below after my signature.
>> Note that everything comes from texlive/2009, with two exceptions: the line for the document class shows 2007 as the year, and, farther down, the line for the MPS to PDF converter has a version from 2006. Can anyone explain why this is so?
>> Document Class: article 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
>> [Loading MPS to PDF converter (version 2006.09.02).]
>> I will be downloading texlive 2010 soon. I just want to understand better what I have and what I will be getting.
>> Raul Martinez
> You are comparing different things. All of the 'texlive/2009' entries are file locations. As you are using TeX Live 2009, all of the files live inside that folder. On the other hand, the lines
> Document Class: article 2007/10/19 v1.4h Standard LaTeX document class
> [Loading MPS to PDF converter (version 2006.09.02).]
> are version numbers/dates. So the standard article class has not changed since 2007, but the file location is
> and for TeX Live 2010 will be
> There is nothing to worry about.
> Joseph Wright
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