[texhax] LaTeX for Mac OS X 10.5

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Fri Jan 18 23:58:57 CET 2008

On  18 Jan, 2008, at 16:41, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> William Boyce writes:
>> I have the February 2007 CD/DVD's that were distributed by
>> TUG last year, including TeX Collection, proTeXt,and  TeXLive 2007.
>> Unfortunately, I am confused as to which, if any, of this software is
>> compatible with Mac OS X 10.5.  Should I install TeXLive 2007, or do
>> I need something else?  If the latter, how can I obtain it?
> On the DVD I see a directory called "mactex".

Richard Koch has changed MacTeX to work with Leopard.[1] If bandwidth  
is not a big issue for the OP, I would suggest to download the latest  
version from




[1] From Richard's message to the TeX on Mac OS X mailing list (29/ 

The packages contain a slightly modified simpdftex script, which will  
be necessary in Leopard when you typeset using TeX and Ghostscript mode.

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