[OS X TeX] mactex pretest

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Mar 16 08:59:39 EDT 2018

> On Mar 16, 2018, at 7:23 AM, André Valentin <ajj47.valentin at orange.fr> wrote:
> On mar, 16 2018, John Milner wrote:
>> Did you start the TexLive utility and select the 2018 distribution? There
>> are symbolic links that need to be set. I also recommend updating (you need
>> to set the pretest repository). There were several updates. All works as
>> expected on my MacBook Pro under High Sierra.
> Yes I did start TLU and select the 2018 distribution, and I updated from http://ctan.ijs.si/mirror/tlpretest/
> TeXShop gets stuck on my test file and I’ve the same error message on the command line: "Illegal instruction: 4"
> Perhaps my iMac is too old? (I ‘ve Xcode installed, if this matters)


I just installed the MacTeX-2018 pretest on an 2012 11" MacBook Air running macOS 10.11.6 and it seems to run without any problems as you reported.

Did you also download the .md5 file and make sure the real md5 sum matches that of the downloaded .pkg file?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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