port print/teTeX-base failed to install

jamie at gnix.co.uk jamie at gnix.co.uk
Wed Jan 5 17:49:33 UTC 2011

> teTeX is ancient and my advice would be to install TeXLive. It's not
> in ports but instructions for installing it can be found on the
> forums:
> I think TeXLive 2010 has been released and this has binaries for
> FreeBSD. You can get this from http://www.tug.org/ and installation
> should consist of just running the installer.

Tug.org have provided TeXlive binaries for freebsd and installing it is easy but, some other ports do still require TeTeX as a dependency and it's not unsual to have both distributions installed - i do. 


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