[OS X TeX] i386 versus powerpc?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Mar 7 16:17:03 EST 2006

On Mar 7, 2006, at 3:09 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> I am running TeX on a MacBook Pro. When I go in the terminal and say:
> loon:~ gray$ pdflatex filename.tex
> how do I know that it is executing the proper binaries in i386- 
> apple-darwin-current versus binaries in powerpc-apple-darwin- 
> current? This has come up, because we have some AppleScripts that  
> call various TeX-related binaries and right now we are just using  
> pdfcrop or pdflatex and not specifying the entire path. I want to  
> make sure I am using native binaries. Do I need to specify the  
> entire path or is there some variable set somewhere that is telling  
> the machine to always use the i386 binaries?*
> Thank you,
> -- Gary
> * This is taken care of TeXShop in the Engine tab by specifying the  
> entire path to the binary.



echo $PATH

for bash?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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