[OS X TeX] TeX on Snow Leopard
Maxwell, Adam R
adam.maxwell at pnl.gov
Mon Aug 31 13:04:04 EDT 2009
On 08/31/09 06:17, "Peter Vamos" <P.Vamos at exeter.ac.uk> wrote:
> At 11:49 +0100 31/8/09, Luis Sequeira wrote:
>> Most people seem to use the bash shell, which is the default. A
>> similar operation can be done for it, although the syntax is
>> different. Create a .bashrc file (if you don't have it already) and
>> put inside it a line containing
>> "export PATH=/usr/texbin:$PATH".
> This is _not_ the recommended method. (Snow)
> Leopard uses the utility path_helper to produce
> your PATH by concatenating the individual pieces
> (files) from the /etc/paths.d directory.
The only purpose in using /etc/paths.d is to set it for all users. If you
have a single-user system, there's nothing wrong with setting it in
> Similarly for the man PATH from /etc/manpaths.d
> To alter or add to your PATH follow the
> instructions given by R Koch in an earlier
> message in this thread.
Do not use /etc/manpaths.d on Snow Leopard. Follow Dick Koch's instructions
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