[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.
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