[tex-live] Installing TeX live on MacOS X

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Mon Jun 27 15:09:24 CEST 2011

> The two "2d' values are ASCII minus.  If I do the same with the TL2010
> install-tl teminal on on MacOSX, I get, as you did, something quite different:
> $ echo -force-platform | od -x
> 0000000      88e2    6692    726f    6563    88e2    7092    616c    6674
> 0000020      726f    0a6d
> 0000024

  ... that is U+2212 MINUS SIGN (0xe2 0x88 0x92 in UTF-8), supposed to
be used for mathematics.  Strange that Perl would produce that.


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