[OS X TeX] problem using /opt/local instead of /usr/local/
C.Brewster at dcs.shef.ac.uk
Thu Sep 11 07:32:29 EDT 2008
No this does not help.
It still searches /opt/ first.
There must be a setting somewhere else.
Changes I make to ~/.profile appear to have no effect on where latex
This is causing further frustrations, some style file I am using is
looking for "fmtcount.sty" which Locate tells me exists in the TexLive
distribution but not in the MacPorts one.
On 11 Sep 2008, at 11:59, Bruno Voisin wrote:
Le 11 sept. 08 à 12:20, Christopher Brewster a écrit :
> Systematically when I use TextMate for latex, the style files etc
> are picked up from the /opt/local/share/texmf-dist/ location instead
> of from /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/
> How do I change this behaviour so as to use TexLive-2007 (or 2008
> when I install it)?
> Should I delete /opt/local/ distribution?
> I think I installed it because I needed latex2rtf at some stage and
> this did not exist in TexLive-2007
It seems according to <http://guide.macports.org/#installing.shell>
that MacPorts creates a file ~/.profile containing in particular
Does it work better if you add /usr/texbin at the start of PATH, by
changing the above line to
If I'm not mistaken, the texmf trees are found relative to the
location of the tex binaries. Hence by picking up the binaries in /usr/
texbin aka /usr/local/texlive/2007/bin/<processor>-darwin instead of /
opt/local/bin, these binaries should then read the texmf trees in /usr/
local/texlive instead of /opt/local/share.
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