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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jul 8 10:11:22 EDT 2012

On Jul 8, 2012, at 9:04 AM, Joseph Wright wrote:

> 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
> Windows).
> --
> Joseph Wright


Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that you said that. There have been reports about folks saying that it works and I wanted to make sure folks knew that it only LOOKS like it works.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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