[OS X TeX] Install location of
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Fri Dec 22 19:24:17 EST 2006
On Dec 22, 2006, at 16:02, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Dec 22, 2006, at 4:43 PM, Christian Burk wrote:
>> Am 22.12.2006 um 15:40 schrieb Peter Dyballa:
>>> The command 'which latex' on the command line in Terminal might
>>> give a pointer.
>> It gave me the following information: /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-
>> But where is this folder usr. I searched with spotlight and could
>> not find it.
> It is possible to force spotlight to index /usr (a normally hidden
> and un-indexed directory) using Terminal or, using the GUI with
> SpotlightIndexer. The index will work until the next change and then
> will be incorrect so you'll have to do it over. I wish there was a
> Force Indexing tab (like the Privacy tab to force a directory not to
> be indexed --- e.g., I force Privacy on ~/Library/Caches/) in the
> Spotlight preference pane.
~/Library/Caches/Metadata is specifically designed for Spotlight
searching, so blocking that might break some applications. Of the
apps I have installed, BibDesk, TCOBrowser, Safari, Camino, iCal, and
Entourage all use it to store files that should be indexed by Spotlight.
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