[OS X TeX] MacTeX 2011 tested on Lion?

Alan T Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Wed Jun 1 16:40:25 EDT 2011

Thanks Herb,

So if I get you right, anything from 10.5.x backwards will not be  
supported on TL2011.


On 1/06/2011, at 11:10 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On May 31, 2011, at 11:07 PM, Alan T Litchfield wrote:
>> On 1/06/2011, at 1:14 AM, Juergen Fenn wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> on the TeX Live pretest page we read that the vintage versions of  
>>> Mac OS
>>> X Panther and Tiger will no longer be supported in MacTeX 2011.
>> That's a shame. I keep an eMac running Tiger so I can run  
>> apparently outmoded Classic apps.
>> Hmmm. Vintage. Wonder what that makes me then...
>> Alan
> Howdy,
> With Lion coming up (and Xcode 4 on the side line --- it doesn't  
> even come with 10.5 support) it becomes more and more difficult to  
> support OS versions that are >2 versions behind.
> The good new is that there will be a final MacTeX-2010 which has all  
> the updates (via tlmgr/TLU) up to the recent freeze. Right now, with  
> TL2010 frozen, it is still possible to do onw final update to  
> TL2010. As far as I know, once TL2011 comes out the TL2010  
> repository will be archived and tlmgr/TLU will not be able to update  
> the system so this new MacTeX-2010 will give a Tiger user the best  
> we can do. Updating will then have to be done manually.

Alan T Litchfield
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