[OS X TeX] kpsewhich pointing to wrong location?

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Jan 21 00:34:25 EST 2007

On Jan 20, 2007, at 12:31, Michael S. Hanson wrote:

> On Jan 20, 2007, at 3:01 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>>> 	(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 might, but as I have never gunked up any of my Macs with  
> MacPorts, Fink, or any other *nix package manager, I do not.  locate  
> and find confirm that anacron is not on my iMac.  I also do not use  
> any of the third-party system maintenance programs (Macaroni,  
> Janitor, Onyx, AppleJack, Yasu, etc.) on my iMac.  Other ideas?

No.  As you say, launchd handles this, and it works really well in my  
experience for running the periodic tasks.

-- adam

------------------------- 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 mailing list