[OS X TeX] TeX i-package: Having trouble installing 2005
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Mar 3 09:38:39 EST 2005
Am 03.03.2005 um 15:04 schrieb <stephenmoye at cox.net>:
> Later -- I tried the expert installation and got the same error. The
> log file is
> not very illuminating -- it can't find texconfig and bails out.
Could you check two things?
What is in Terminal the output of "echo $PATH"?
What is in Terminal the output of "which texconfig"?
Didn't you mention once Fink? Having both teTeX distributions? Maybe
you should check ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist too ... which is easy in
Terminal: open ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist
If you see in that file or in the output of the two commands "/sw/bin"
then you should make this path component disappear, or be last. The
best check for success of this would be to log out and log in again and
check the two commands in Terminal again.
Do you see in the folder/directory with the i-Packages quite recent
dates? Could you open the tex.ii2 bundle and see whether the files
inside are quite recent? The i-Installer lets you alone for a long time
with the old stuff. When you press Install/Configure then for some
packages a window pops up that allows to Ignore Update Cancel TL2004
TL2005 -- or such. This "Update" is an indication that i-Installer has
found a newer i-Package on the net, if you press Ignore you're
re-installing the old stuff again.
Who installed TL2005 first? Was it you with the same account as now? Or
did you do it as admin or such? If these two identities are different,
then i-Installer fails in fetching the new components of this bundle
from the net, other things might fail too ... and some things, that are
done as superuser, might get lost/removed.
Mit friedvollen Grüßen
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