[tex-live] texworks updates on darwin

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Wed Mar 30 12:27:06 CEST 2011

On 30 March 2011 09:33, Victor Ivrii <vivrii at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 12:32 AM, Adam R. Maxwell <amaxwell at mac.com> wrote:
>> Can anyone explain why I'm getting 6.9 MB texworks updates on OS X via
>> tlmgr, when the texworks binary is not installed?  Mac OS X 10.6.7, TL
>> 2010 installed via MacTeX.  It looks like it's all documentation and
>> auxiliary files, but it doesn't remove easily:
> Actually, understatement:
> [Mon Mar 28 10:53:33 2011] update: texworks (20163 -> 21851)
> [Tue Mar 29 06:43:21 2011] update: texworks (21851 -> 21873)
> and the first one was much larger.

My fault.  I updated texworks but screwed up the package definition
file and some binaries meant for texworks.win32 ended up in texworks

>> The waste of disk space isn't a big deal, but these downloads add up...

The amount of platform independent support files shipped as texworks
package increased quite a bit since the previous version.  I'm not
sure if there is anything we can do about it.  People not wanting it
can always (forcefully, if necessary) remove it from their



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