[OS X TeX] latexit issues

David Watson dewatson at mac.com
Sat Jun 14 11:50:15 EDT 2008

The permissions are the same as the typical permissions that I get.
However, what is really strange is that your group is staff, when it  
would normally be derek.
Sometime in the distant past, around OS X 10.2, users went from being  
created with group "staff" to having their own group with the same  
If you performed upgrades to get to 10.5.x, instead of fresh installs,  
then this could be the reason for your group being "staff".

I don't know offhand if this has anything to do with LaTeXiT's  
inability to function in your case.
One possibility is that your group IS set to "derek" and the ACLs on  
your latexit temp files down allow group "derek" to read the file?

Good luck,

On Jun 14, 2008, at 8:43 AM, dfen2752 at mail.usyd.edu.au wrote:
> The weird thing is that the error says "error while processing  
> pdflatex",
> but when i run 'pdflatex -file-line-error -interaction nonstopmode'  
> on the
> temporary file from terminal, it works. This is the ls dump of the
> temporary folder:
> -rw-r--r--  1 derek  staff   307B 14 Jun 23:41 latexit-1.tex
> -rw-r--r--  1 derek  staff    70B 14 Jun 23:16 latexit-paths
> Are those file permissions correct? I'm stumped for ideas.

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