[OS X TeX] Re: textools --fixtexmftrees : parse error !

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Thu Nov 4 09:56:57 EST 2004

Piet van Oostrum wrote:

>>>>>>Steffen Wolfrum <macosx-tex at st.estfiles.de> (SW) wrote:
> SW> But still the same error:
> SW> % texexec --pdf test.tex
> SW> `texexec.pl' not found.
> texexec.pl should be in
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/scripts/context/perl/ 
> and `kpsewhich -format=texmfscripts texexec.pl' should find it there.

The syntax of kpsewhich has changed betweeen older and newer versions of 
texexec. Thus the problem Steffen is having can be explained by an older 
version of kpsewhich sitting on his PATH, perhaps in /usr/local/bin.

which kpsewhich
kpsewhich --version

should show if this is the case.


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