[OS X TeX] broken tex distribution

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Tue Aug 11 10:19:33 EDT 2009

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 problem.

I would still be interested to see what you have (when the error occurs) 
  in the TeXShop Preferences in the pdftex/pdflatex box under the Engine 

Or run the command

defaults read TeXShop LatexCommand


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