How to discover what TeXLive ports I need

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Thu May 19 20:01:31 PDT 2016

> On May 19, 2016, at 5:59 PM, Dan Ports <dports at> wrote:
> On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 02:11:44PM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> *Personally* I would find it most useful if I could search for, say,
>> "prettyref.sty" with a command like
>>    port searchfile "prettyref.sty"
> I'd find that to be a pretty useful feature in general (like apt-file).
> One could imagine that since we're building packages now we could build
> an index of which files are in all of the packages…

I useful idea resurfaces.


And put the searchable index on the MacPorts website as well.

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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