[OS X TeX] Re: Ghostscript and ImageMagick

Vic Norton vic at norton.name
Sat Sep 6 15:26:12 EDT 2008

Thanks for the advice, Peter. I've made "/usr/local/bin/gs" a  
symbolic link to "/opt/local/bin/gs". At Dick Koch's suggestion I've  
also change the Engine/Distiller preference in TeXShop to "/opt/local/ 



On Sep 6, 2008, at 12:06 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 06.09.2008 um 17:29 schrieb Vic Norton:
>> A possibly related question. My PATH reads
>>    PATH=/opt/local/bin:/Users/vic/bin:/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/ 
>> sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/textbin
>> Does this mean that /opt/local is preferred to /usr/local or visa  
>> versa?
> On the command line this is true. In an application such as TeXShop  
> or Aquamacs Emacs it can be different. To make sure that only the  
> MacPorts Ghostscript is used, you can simply remove /usr/local/bin/ 
> gs (or rename it) and then create a symbolic link /usr/local/bin/gs  
> pointing to /opt/local/bin/gs.

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