[OS X TeX] TL 2005 how-to

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jan 9 12:01:16 EST 2005

On 1/9/05 10:51 AM, "Arno Kruse" <arnokruse at macnews.de> wrote:

> After playing around with XeTeX and fonts generally my directory
> ~/Library/texmf seemes to be a little bit (I should better say "big
> bit") chaotic.
> 1. Do our Unix-experts have a recommendation how a proper
> ~/Library/texmf directory should be organized?
> For example: I got files with the ending .sty belonging to XeTeX, but
> as well files with the same ending belonging to LaTeX. They live
> together in a friendly way, but I am not satisfied about this huddle
> 2. It would be fine to have an overview where all the files with these
> interesting endings like
> .sty,
> .afm, .tfm,
> .enc,
> .map
> and so on should be placed at best.
> Thanks in advance
> .Arno


Take a look at the organization in texmf.local, texmf.gwtex or texmf.tetex.
There is also a README.howtexfindsfiles found in texmf.gwtex that explains
the search path used by tex, latex, pdftex, pdflatex, etc. Hope that helps.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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