[OS X TeX] installing TeX-Fat.dmg

Michael Murray mmurray at maths.adelaide.edu.au
Sun Oct 27 01:49:01 EST 2002

>Thank you Michael,
>The icon is now clickable, but when I try to install
>"Unarchiving failed . . ." appears and the following
>is in the message box/es (and so on for TeX foundation
>and TeX programs)
>gs6.01.pre_install: /usr/bin/basename: No such file or
>gs6.01.pre_install: /usr/bin/basename: No such file or
>tar (child): Cannot exec gzip: No such file or

If Ted's idea doesn't work the  I don't know what is going on.

If in Terminal you  do

which basename

does it say


Or if you do ls /usr/bin is there a basename in the resulting file
list ?

Have you installed anything else into the unix side of the mac ?
Fink by any chance ?


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