[OS X TeX] Good Yosemite news
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Oct 23 11:04:42 EDT 2014
> On Oct 23, 2014, at 9:56 AM, Richard Seguin <riseguin at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> On Oct 23, 2014, at 8:45 AM, Thomas Käufl <kaeufl at online.de> wrote:
>> I am just installing Yosemite (third try).
>> Am 19. Okt 2014 um 17:08 schrieb Richard Seguin:
>>> Same thing here. I did
>>>> sudo mv /usr/local/texlive ~
>>>> do the install, then
>>>> sudo mv ~/texlive /usr/local
>> I also read this suggestion, but did not follow it. So,
>> it happened, that the installer seemed to stop while
>> displaying the message "two minutes left".
>> First, I had the impression that the installer has a
>> bug. Now, I have the log file open and see the files of
>> the TeX distribution being moved to the places appropriate
>> in the new system. And this seems to take a lot of time.
>> So, it's reasonable to move TeX to place not belonging
>> to system directories.
>> Thomas Käufl
> When I did the install, the installer seemed to hang up for a while early in the process where the progress bar was stuck at about 5% while saying that there was 19 minutes left (actually, in the end, more than an hour left). After a while it did start moving again, to my great relief, and it did not hang up again near the end, probably because I did move the texlive folder out of the root directory. I had a major OS upgrade fail once many years ago, and since then upgrading has been an anxiety producing activity.
> Richard Séguin
Do you have anything else with lots of files stored in /usr/local?
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