[OS X TeX] problem with XeConTeXt.engine

Jelle Huisman jelle at jhnet.nl
Thu Feb 22 09:15:02 EST 2007

Op 22-feb-2007, om 14:57 heeft Peter Dyballa het volgende geschreven:

> Am 22.02.2007 um 13:54 schrieb Jelle Huisman:
>> Is there a way to check the validity of engine-files, maybe I have  
>> broken one of the rules, but I don't know where to look...
> Yes, it's very, very simple:
> 	• if you didn't do already, make the engine file an executable  
> (chmod a+x <engine file name>)
> 	• invoke on the command line: <path to engine file>/<engine file>  
> <your XeConTeXt file>
> 	• invoke on the command line: 'echo $PATH'
> 	• invoke on the command line: 'which texexec'
> 	• invoke on the command line: 'texexec --version'
> 	• add these three command lines also to your engine file before  
> the texexec line and execute it once from the command line *and* a  
> second time from TeXShop and compare all three outputs!


Thank you for this explanation, I will look into this later, I realy  
need to finish other business now.
FYI I have solved my initial problem by adding an empty line after  
the command. Somehow that did the trick.



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