Re: [OS X TeX] Re: ``/usr/texbin/pdflatex´´ does not exist

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at
Fri Apr 11 14:14:11 EDT 2008

On Apr 11, 2008, at 12:55 PM, Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD wrote:
> The folks at/with macports are under no obligation to change  
> philosophy, as it is purely a volunteer effort.

Never even implied that they were. At least I don't think I did.

> I'm confused as to how you can protest that they don't solve the  
> compatibility issue.


> They could equally protest that you aren't fixing it either.

I am sure they wouldn't want me to touch code—At least in their place  
I wouldn't.

> I think I'll protest that you haven't written the code to allow  
> TeXShop to handle colons in path definitions in the preferences yet.


> It's Friday, so I guess I should have something to look forward to  
> this weekend.

For the record, rightly or wrongly, I was merely addressing:

>>  the philosophy of trying to keep macports as self-contained as  
>> possible


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