[OS X TeX] CLI pdflatex

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Dec 16 15:15:40 EST 2004

On 16 Dec 2004, at 19:02, Google Kreme wrote:

> when trying to run pdf latex from the command line, I am getting:
> fmtutil: config file `fmtutil.cnf' not found.
> I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'!
> % locate fmtutil.cnf
> /usr/local/local/teTeX/man/man5/fmtutil.cnf.5
> /usr/local/local/teTeX/share/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
> /usr/local/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/web2c/fmtutil.cnf

There seems to be at least a second install on your system in 
/usr/local/local/teTeX Should not matter btw.

> /usr/local/teTeX/man/man5/fmtutil.cnf.5
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
> confused...

We need more to find out what is wrong on your system. For instance, 
there can be environment variables messing things up. The


command will show them.


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