[OS X TeX] System wide versus local path settings

Stefan Walsen stefan at walsen.net
Mon Nov 20 16:47:18 EST 2006

On 20. Nov 2006, at 22:27 Uhr, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
> Strangely then, any changes in /private/etc/profile  had no effect  
> on my path either as normal user or as root.

Not strange at all, since that file is read before the one in your  
home directory, and with the following lines

>> PATH="/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin"
>> export PATH

in your ~/.profile you killed any path settings you might have had  

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