latex packages and ports

Thomas Weiss thomas.weiss at
Thu Aug 19 08:23:15 PDT 2010

Am 19.08.2010 um 02:46 schrieb Bertrand Scherrer:

> Dear list,
> I find that I am missing the following LaTeX package: moredefs package. My question is the following:
> How do I know, among all the ports listed under the tex category on the MacPorts website (, which one contains the package I am looking for ? 
> I have tried the port contents action but it seems to only work with the ports I have already installed on my machine.

Why don't you use the TeX-Live Manager ( to install missing packages after the basic installation? It is included in texlive 2009 and there is a graphical interface for the mac (

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