[OS X TeX] Poor performance on a MacBookPro

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Sep 3 16:59:54 EDT 2007

On Sep 3, 2007, at 22:44, Dave Murray-Rust wrote:

> It seems to be searching through *every* file in my home directory  
> (which is quite large). I don't know why though - I've tried export  
> TEXINPUTS="", and it still goes through everything.
> If I log in as a different user, then my test file takes 0.13s to  
> compile, which is more like it.
> So why is kpathsea searching everything, and how do I make it stop?

what is the output of
kpsewhich -show-path=tex -progname=pdflatex| sed 's/:/\

(yes that is a newline in the middle of that command-line)
It should give a list of directories that are searched for input files.

Also give the output of
kpsewhich texmf.cnf
As it may give further clues.



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