[OS X TeX] LyX with TeXLive 2007

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Feb 28 10:21:32 EST 2007

On Feb 28, 2007, at 7:44 AM, Rene Borgella wrote:

> Hi all:
> I have switched over to TeXLive (the larger, complete one) and usually
> work with TeXShop. I occassionally use LyX however.  I installed the
> MacExtras too and want to install the LyX contained.
> Here's my problem ....
> My understanding is that one runs LyX-installer.app first. However,  
> when
> I run that, I get two error messages
> 1) 'can't find texmf.local'
> I hit 'OK"  and then see
> 2) 'Cannot create /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/tex/latex
> directory. Please do so manually.
> 3) I then get (ok, that's NOT two error messages ;-)
> Cannot install preview, srcltx and LyX's additional classes and styles


It looks like the Lyx-installer.app is hardwired to look for the  
older teTeX based TeX distribution. I'd report that as a bug (it  
should be configurable or, better, use the new structure to determine  
things automatically).

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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