[OS X Emacs] SyncTex

Alex Hamann mailinglist at alex-hamann.de
Thu Jan 15 19:40:57 EST 2009

On 15.01.2009, at 04:55, David Reitter wrote:

> On 14 Jan 2009, at 23:23, Jan Rosinski wrote:
>> Indeed, I had an old MacPorts-teTeX distribution that I forgot about.
>> Interestingly,  Aquamacs picked up this one instead of the newlest  
>> MacTeX 2008
>> that was also on the hard disk.
>> After removing MacPorts-teTeX everything works nice.
> Aquamacs normally picks up whatever "which latex" in a login shell  
> would give you.  And that depends on the PATH setting.

... and that is the main problem with MacPorts: it puts its own  
directory /usr/opt at the very beginning of your PATH. Therefore, it  
will override all other installations and even the stuff provided by  
Mac OS X itself. A quite nasty behaviour ;)


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