[OS X TeX] kpsewhich pointing to wrong location?
rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Sat Jan 20 15:06:55 EST 2007
On Sat, 20 Jan 2007, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 20.01.2007 um 16:49 schrieb Michael S. Hanson:
>> I don't have the Unix expertise to confirm this claim, but I recall
>> reading somewhere that the switch from cron to launchd in 10.4.x largely
>> eliminated this problem -- that the periodic tasks would be run at the next
>> opportune time if they did not execute on schedule. Fact or fiction?
>> (As one data point, I notice that on my home iMac running 10.4.8,
>> /var/db/locate.database was last updated at 18:25 on Mon, Jan 15. I don't
>> know if that is "normal" or if some other process spawned an update, but I
>> didn't do it manually, and the iMac is very rarely not asleep overnight.)
> You might have anacron (from Mac Ports or Fink) ...
I have never downloaded anything from these sites; and here is what I
$ ls -l /var/db/locate.database
-r--r--r-- 1 nobody wheel 6138843 Jan 20 16:57 /var/db/locate.database
------------------------- Helpful Info -------------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
List Reminders & Etiquette: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/list/
More information about the MacOSX-TeX