[OS X TeX] Structure inside ~/Library/texmf

Art Werschulz agw at comcast.net
Fri Jun 8 12:02:01 EDT 2007

On Jun 8, 2007, at 10:37 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Jun 8, 2007, at 6:53 AM, Holger Frauenrath wrote:
>> Hi,
>> could somebody briefly explain to me the internal structure of ~/ 
>> Library/texmf (or point me to documentation)? Do the subfolders in  
>> there mirror the directory structure somewhere else? Does the  
>> internal structure have to be preserved (and to which point)?  
>> Should there be any files in there by default? What exactly  
>> happens if there is a file (e.g., a style file) in there that also  
>> exists elsewhere (e.g., somwhere buried in \usr)?
> Howdy,
> The short answer is... yes! The structure should be the same as in  
> other parts of the TeX Directory Structure (TDS). Exactly where  
> that structure resides depends upon the TeX distribution you are  
> using but typically in /usr/local/gwTeX/ (for Gerben Wierda's TeX  
> Live distribution) or, I think, /usr/local/texlive/ (TeXLive? for  
> the TeX Live or MacTeX distribution)http://www.tug.org/texinfohtml/ 
> tds.html

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