[OS X TeX] TeX based on TeX Live release

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Fri Nov 3 02:44:21 EST 2006

On 03.11.2006, at 08:38, Gerben Wierda wrote:

>> Thanks, I'm currently trying to install the new TeX and I see  
>> problems: I-installer complains that it can't find kpsewhich and  
>> quits the installation. This is with version 2.85
> The subprocess output shows at the end:
>> csh: /usr/share/init/tcsh/rc: No such file or directory.
>> ### texlive.configure: I cannot locate the kpsewhich program. If  
>> this cannot be found, configuration is impossible. I will bail out...
> So, it seems when you try to run kpsewhich from the configure  
> script, it runs tcsh (your default shell maybe?) but startup  
> initialisation of tcsh fails.
> Possible here is that your tcsh setup is broken system-wide, but  
> that you have repaired this in your own home directory with  
> a .login or .cshrc file. This personal repair will not be available  
> to the TeX i-Package as it runs as user root.

I run bash as my default shell, of that's of any help. I can't  
remember doing anything with tcsh for quite some time and my system  
has been set up from scratch just recently. So what could be broken  

Simon Spiegel
Steinhaldenstr. 50
8002 Zürich

Telephon: ++41 44 451 5334
Mobophon: ++41 76 459 60 39


"I have never been certain that the moral of the Icarus myth is, as  
is generally accepted, 'don't fly too high', or whether it might also  
be thought of as: 'forget about the wax and feathers, and do a better  
job on the wings." Stanley Kubrick

------------------------- Info --------------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
          & FAQ: http://latex.yauh.de/faq/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/

More information about the MacOSX-TeX mailing list