[tex-live] tlmgr query
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Jul 26 19:24:00 CEST 2009
On Jul 26, 2009, at 9:56 AM, Rowland McDonnell wrote:
> P.S. You need to understand that a lot of your assumptions are wrong.
> In particular, you've no idea the huge pain that Mac users go through
> when trying to set up MacTeX if they want anything other than an
> absolutely 100% standard installation - which you get by pressing the
> `go' button on the MacTeX installer. No interaction with the command
> line or tlmgr or *ANYTHING* like that is needed - just install MacTeX,
> fire up TeXShop, and there's a standard LaTeX setup which is all the
> average Mac user can ever have now. Local variations are simple not
> accessible to the average Mac user who's installed MacTeX.
I have "local variations" installed in ~/Library/texmf. This has
worked great with gwTeX and all releases of MacTeX to date. No pain
at all, and this is what most Mac users do, as far as I know.
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