Lorin Hochstein

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Weird and gross

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I always get a kick out of the error message that appears when trying to install TeX with Homebrew.

$ brew install tex
Error: No available formula for tex
Installing TeX from source is weird and gross, requires a lot of patches,
and only builds 32-bit (and thus can't use Homebrew deps on Snow Leopard.)

We recommend using a MacTeX distribution: http://www.tug.org/mactex/

Written by Lorin

December 20, 2011 at 10:06 pm

Posted in software

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