[OS X TeX] OSX -> BSD Unix question

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Nov 8 10:12:05 EST 2009

On Nov 8, 2009, at 1:14 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 08.11.2009 um 02:05 schrieb Adam R. Maxwell:
>> On Nov 7, 2009, at 4:30 PM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
>>> I use TeXLive on my laptop (OS X) and I also use it (or am starting to at any rate) on a BSD Unix shell. My question is, where do I create the directory for the things in ~/Library/texmf from OS X on the BSD system?
>> I think it's typically ~/.texlive2009
> These invisible directories contain configuration information.

Yes, thanks, I was too hasty in writing that.  The correct way to determine this is by using kpsewhich, as I suggested in the portion of my message that you snipped (I believe TEXMFHOME is the correct variable).  This will find it even if the sysadmin customized the location.

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