[OS X TeX] Possible conflicts between two TeX installations?

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sat Nov 25 07:24:17 EST 2006

Am 25.11.2006 um 12:14 schrieb Franck Pastor:

>> It's the sequence of PATH components that determines which  
>> executable will be used.
> What do you mean by that? The fact that the "TeXLive" component is  
> meet first in the list of PATH components?

Right! You type some executable's name and either a shell interpreter  
or something else that works in a similiar fashion tries to locate  
this executable in all directories given by PATH. The first hit gets  
reported, search is interrupted. So in your case the TeX Live  
binaries from TeX Live would be found first – except you forgot to  
install something which was installed from teTeX (that uses also TeX  
Live binaries).

	ls -1 /usr/local/TeXLive/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current > TeXLive
	ls -1 /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current > teTeX
	comm -13 TeXLive teTeX
	rm TeXLive teTeX

will show what unique is left behind in /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc- 
apple-darwin-current ...



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