[OS X TeX] Where to put file like "longdiv.tex"?

Alain Schremmer Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 10:41:56 EST 2007

Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 28.02.2007 um 16:12 schrieb Alain Schremmer:
>> Wait a minute! This was not context-free. The context implied that  I 
>> was asking about the effect on
>>    <http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/generic/misc/longdiv.tex>
>> And the reason I asked is that I have been using longdiv.sty for  now 
>> at lest one year and I am pretty certain that I didn't texhash  or 
>> hash it in any way as I am not about to tinker with my  installation 
>> since it would likely be a terminal tinkering.
> Yes, that's alright! The first difference is that with texhash you  
> get a few output files that all have exactly the same name, while  
> with TeXShop you get a few files with the same name and all with a  
> different extension.
> The second difference is that texhash works on "system files" while  
> TeXShop usually only handles files that belong to its user (while  
> also /using/ in some way some of the "system files") and are  
> restricted to some file name extensions (tex, aux, bib, ...). Texhash  
> has no such restrictions.

Now I understand. And I have indeed no desire whatsoever to work on 
"system files" and am glad that TeXShop shows such admirable restraint.

Grateful regards

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