[OS X TeX] broken tex distribution
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Aug 11 09:35:59 EDT 2009
On Aug 11, 2009, at 5:44 AM, Felix Grasser wrote:
> I have the exact same issue.
> I have been working with TeXLive2008 and TeXShop 2.26 and everything
> has been working flawlessly.
> Yesterday, I upgraded to TeXShop 2.28 (part of the MacTeX 2009 test
> release) and renamed the TeXShop folder in ~Library to TeXShopOld so
> TeXShop would install all the latest engines, templates, etc. After
> this generation of the default TeXShop folder in ~Library, I get the
> error described by Shawn.
> Putting the old TeXShop folder back in ~Library has cured the issue.
> I have not yet been able to track down what exactly caused the
> On 10.08.2009, at 06:34, Shawn Allgeier wrote:
>> My TeXshop stopped working. When I try to compile I receive the
>> following message:
>> Can't find required tool
>> (null) does not exist. Perhaps TeXLive was not installed or was
>> removed during a system upgrade. If so, go to the TeXShop web site
>> and follow the instructions to (re)install TeXLive. Another
>> possibility is that a tool path is incorrectly configured in
>> TeXShop preferences. This can happen if you are using the fink
>> teTeX distribution.
>> I tried deleting my old distribution (2007) and upgrading to 2008
>> since it was time. I still receive the same message. Is something
>> configured incorrectly between the front and back ends?
What are the contents of the newly generated ~/Library/TeXShop/
folder? What engine were you trying to use? Can you do a simple
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