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

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sun Jul 8 10:04:04 EDT 2012

On 08/07/2012 15:00, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Each installation is independent. I'd keep 2011 and add 2012. You never
>> know when you might quickly want to switch back!
>> --
>> Joseph Wright
> Howdy,
> DON'T try to update TL2011 to TL2012 via tlmgr!!! The updmap(-sys) structure has changed between TL2011 and TL2012 and while things appear to work there could be a problem at a later date.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

I didn't, and I hope I did not imply that this was sensible or even
possible. Each TL version is intended not to affect any other version,
meaning that you can install several in parallel (plus MiKTeX too, on
Joseph Wright

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