[OS X TeX] bibtex cannot find my files

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Sun Dec 18 10:48:14 EST 2005

>>>>> Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> (PD) wrote:

>PD> Am 16.12.2005 um 09:53 schrieb Christian Jost:

>>> but I installed unix-style symbolic links (there seems to be a difference
>>> to macintosh type alias's), maybe they require a texhash to be done

>PD> The Classic (and modern) Apple links won't work in a UNIX based environment
>PD> like teTeX. If you did not change teTeX's configuration than a texhash
>PD> won't change a thing for files in your personal arsenal (because they're
>PD> not indexed by default). ~/Library/texmf usually is a tree of some hundred
>PD> files, compared to over 20,000 files in /usr/local/teTeX. So they're all
>PD> found within milliseconds.

>From the OP's description I infer that he is using fink's installation of
teTeX rather than Gerben's. I am not so sure that finks version uses
~/Library/texmf or uses it without texhash.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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