[OS X TeX] Location of kvoptions?

Jeffrey Weimer weimerj at email.uah.edu
Thu Nov 30 18:07:04 EST 2006

On Nov 30, 2006, at 12:09 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 30 nov. 06 à 18:43, Jeffrey Weimer a écrit :
>> I am having puzzling (to me) behavior with the kvoptions.sty file.
> ....
> /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/ is no place to put your  
> personal additions, as it is erased whenever the TeX i-Package is  
> updated. You should use:
> - /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/ for system-wide additions.  
> But you will need to authenticate to write there (either by drag- 
> and-drop in the Finder, or by using "sudo mkdir", "sudo mv" and  
> "sudo cp" in Terminal), and you'll also need to run "sudo texhash"  
> afterwards.

I changed the read/write privileges on the folders and did a sudo  
texhash. It works now.


> ....
> - Or, probably better: switch to the TeXLive-based i-Package  
> instead. It includes much more recent versions of all the LaTeX  
> packages, and especially versions that ...

I'll be doing this change-over after the holidays.

J. J. Weimer, Chemistry / Chemical & Materials Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville, MSB 125, 301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899                phone: 256-824-6954

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