[OS X TeX] Updating MacTeX 2011 (Was: MacTeX 2012 status)

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jul 8 10:01:33 EDT 2012

On Jul 8, 2012, at 8:43 AM, Alberto Simões wrote:

> Hey
>> By the way, there have been some folks that said that tlmgr (or TeX Live Utility) updated their TeX Live 2011 to 2012. Don't Do That!. The updmap(-sys) in TeX Live 2012 operates differently than the version in TeX Live 2011 and could cause problems with future updates. simply download and install MacTeX-2012.
>> Good Luck,
> Should we try to remove MacTeX 2011, or just installing 2012 over should work?
> What is the suggested approach?
> Thanks


No problem keeping both! You can change the active distribution using the TeX Distribution Preference Pane in system Preferences.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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