[OS X TeX] installing texlive
ghiog at netconnect.com.au
Wed Jun 30 11:06:07 EDT 2004
On 01/07/2004, at 12:15 AM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> George Gio wrote:
>>>> Does it need '.bash_profile' before it?
>>> ??? this path setting has to be added to a file called
>> Where exactly is this file to be created? How from terminal? Or by
> in your home directory, from the terminal with the line given below,
> or by hand if you prefer, although saving a file as .bash_profile
> might be impossible from the GUI.
>>> echo 'export
>>> bin:/sw/bin' >> .bash_profile
>> This returns nothing at all.
> No, and that is correct. What it should return is send to the file --
> that is redirection in action. Open the .bash_profile file in your
> favourite text editor and see what's inside.
>>> (single quotes are important, it prints the right string, and
>>> instead of sending it to the terminal, it is redirected to the file
>>>> I am learning a lot but am not sure about these things.
>>> If you really want to get into these things, I can recommend the Mac
>>> OS X in a Nutshell book from O'Reilly, although you should probably
>>> wait for the Panther/Tiger release -- that one should discuss bash,
>>> the current release still assumes tcsh.
>> Perhaps I should start at the beginning. Again.
> I don't think so, I think you already have things installed.
>> If I want to install Tex from TexLlive I open the terminal and
>> drag"install-pkj.sh" into the terminal window and hit return?
>> I end up with a menu for the installation of Tex.
>> To keep this as short as possible I hit "D"
>> In this window I hit "1"
> (Seems OK, although I do not recall the exact menu options ...)
>> In this window I change the directory to
>> (should this in fact be /usr/local/teTex/bin?)
> NO! tex is a lot more than just the binaries. One of the installed
> directories is bin under your specified directory.
OOPS. There is no bin file in the teTex file??? /usr/local/teTex/NO bin
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