[OS X TeX] Open Testing of MacTeX Distribution

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Tue Oct 11 06:23:52 EDT 2005

Am 11.10.2005 um 12:10 schrieb Jonathan Kew:

> On 10 Oct 2005, at 3:50 pm, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>> Jaguar (10.2.8):
>> -- Minor issues:
>> -- -- ghostscript and everything else in /usr/local/bin is not 
>> available from the command line.
> Just a possibility: Note that if you have an existing Terminal window 
> running tcsh (which was the default shell back in 10.2 days), the 
> addition of /usr/local/bin to the path won't take effect there unless 
> you issue the "rehash" command. This could make it appear, in a brief 
> test, as though ghostscript etc is unavailable, whereas perhaps it 
> would have worked in future Terminal sessions.

A rehash in tcsh or bash does make them re-read their rc files, they 
just rebuild the hashes from the contents of the PATH elements. Maarted 
would have needed to launch a new Terminal. This makes tcsh really to 
re-initialise itself. Then the new component /usr/local/bin would show 

Is the Installer patching /etc/profile and /etc/csh.login?



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