[OS X Emacs] SyncTex

Jan Rosinski jrosinsk at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 11:16:38 EST 2009

I am adding this for the case if may be of some use to the developers...

When I was struggling with the tex version on aquamacs, I installed  
and tried emacs carbon.
Emacs accepted synctex without problems, so I infer it picked up  
That version was actually checked in the TeX Distribution panel of  
System Prefs...


On Jan 15, 2009, at 7:40 PM, Alex Hamann wrote:

> 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 ;)
> A.
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