[OS X TeX] texhash directories

Maarten Sneep sneep at nat.vu.nl
Tue Nov 26 09:59:26 EST 2002

On 26-Nov-02 Bob Kerstetter wrote:
> Hola,
> texhash it does not appear to "update" the files in the /User library. 
> It displays this:
> texhash: Updating /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/ls-R...
> texhash: Updating /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.os/ls-R...
> texhash: Updating /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/ls-R...
> texhash: Updating /var/tmp/texfonts/ls-R...
> texhash: Done.
> There is no "updating ~/Library/texmf/"

That is correct. In texmf.cnf, it is configured that way: the other directories
are searched through the database (essentially the output of `ls -R'), the
~Library/texmf tree is searched on disk by the kpse library, no need for a

Kind regards,

Maarten Sneep

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