texlive-basic update broken

Keith J. Schultz keithjschultz at web.de
Wed Aug 10 02:06:36 PDT 2011

Hi Dan,

All I was trying to point out is that what ever source macports is distributing
that they are not using the the final real ease or have not finished porting TexLive 2011
completely, yet.

The MacTeX Distribution works fine, so TeXLive 2011 is sane.

Also, there was a discussion mentioned over at TUG. The discussion had to pertain
to developmental software or the testing phase leading to the final release. So that 
mention was irrelevant. 

As I suggested switch to the MacTex Distribution. I see no need to have the macports
distribution installed and macports can work just fine with MacTeX.

The MacTeX versions of TexLive are more sane and carefree. 

If you can not wait do not complain, switch to MacTeX. Like I said those porting
are volunteers and try to do their best. Yet, they need TIME.


Am 10.08.2011 um 00:31 schrieb Dan Ports:

> On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 01:56:31AM +0200, Keith J. Schultz wrote:
>> Basically, TeXLive has been frozen since the end of May.
>> So, any updates were not from the normal main TexLive distribution,
>> but from the development test side!
>> Sooo, any problems are to be expected with such a distribution and should have
>> been mark as devel!!
> The version now available in MacPorts, as of a couple days ago, is the
> final release version.
>> As of 20 July 2011 TexLive 2011 has been release to the public. 
> You will notice that this date is in the past. :-)
> Dan

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