[OS X TeX] last minute switch to gwtex
M.J.B.Stokhof at uva.nl
Sun Dec 31 13:16:21 EST 2006
On 31 Dec, 2006, at 19:09, Douglas Philips wrote:
> On 2006 Dec 31, at 12:20 PM, Martin Stokhof indited:
>> On 31 Dec, 2006, at 17:58, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> On Dec 31, 2006, at 11:51 AM, Alex Hamann wrote:
>>>> Am 31.12.2006 um 17:44 schrieb Martin Stokhof:
>>>>> I've the path in TexShop's Engine preference set to:
>>> Shouldn't it now be:
>>> All the best,
>> Apparently (in view of Alex' latest message): yes. But the above path
>> works for me as well. On closer inspection,
>> /usr/local/gwTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current turns out to be a
>> link to /usr/local/gwTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-7.9.0, and the
>> latter directory seems to contain exactly the same executables and
>> links as /usr/texbin
>> So there seems to be more than one way to skin a TeX lion ...
> /usr/texbin is the proper path to use because that is where "the TeX
> world" (TUG, Gerben, etc.) have put the leverage point for switching
> between different TeX installs (TeXLive 2005, TeXLive 2006, gwTeX,
> blah blah blah).
> Use /usr/texbin "It's the right thing to do."
Ah, I see; thanks for clearing this up.
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