[OS X TeX] Mactex 2008 installation
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Mar 23 16:06:16 EDT 2009
On Mar 23, 2009, at 2:52 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Mar 23, 2009, at 11:56 AM, fredgoodman wrote:
>> I have just installed mactex 2008 on two systems, with the result
>> that I have two broken tex systems.
>> I also took the opportunity to remove old tex installations:
>> gwtex, tetex, fink tetex. I left texlive 2007 in place.
>> Here's where I am:
>> System I: texlive 2008 works on a test document (good). But
>> texhash, updmap do not find any configuration files.
>> updmap is looking for config files in old (and removed) /sw
>> locations, where a fink tex installation used to be located, and
>> ONLY in these locations.
>> On this system, even texlive 2007 is now compromised (potentially)
>> because I can never run
>> texhash, updmap.
>> System II: texlive 2008 doesn't work at all, pdflatex runs, but
>> then not even CM fonts are found,
>> and no pdf file is generated.
>> Any suggestions will be appreciated.
> What is the active distribution according to the TeX Distribution
> System Preference Pane? If it's not TeX Live 2007 or 2008 set it for
> one of those distributions.
> What does
> echo $PATH
> (or $path if you are using tcsh)
> return? If there is a /sw/bin before the /usr/texbin take a look in
> your .profile or .bash_profile (for bash) or .cshrc or .tcshrc (for
> tcsh) and look for something that is initializing your path
> (something running a /sw/... init file) and prepend /usr/texbin
> before that.
> Hope that helps.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
That should have been prepend /usr/texbin by setting the path leading
with /usr/texbin just AFTER the /sw/... initialization.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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