[OS X TeX] TeXLive issue

Adam M. Goldstein amgoldstein at mac.com
Tue May 8 19:38:22 EDT 2007

On May 8, 2007, at 7:30 PM, Alan Litchfield wrote:

> Just installed TeXLive 2007 onto my Powerbook. I am using TeXShop  
> 2.09b and
> when I ran a sample file I got this error:
> /usr/local/texlive/2007/bin/powerpc-darwin/pdflatex: Bad file  
> descriptor
> I can run pdflatex from the command line (as in ./pdflatex).
> Wazzup, do you think?
> Alan

Maybe you need to replace /usr/local/blah blah blah . . . above with


in the TeXShop "engine" preferences?

To make sure that you are using TL2007, set your "TeX Distributions"  
preference pane in the OS X system prefs to TL2007. This should be  
installed with TL 2007, I think.

Dr. Adam M. Goldstein
amgoldstein <at> mac <dot> com

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