[OS X TeX] Path for texdoc

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Mon Nov 16 12:17:48 EST 2009

On 16.11.2009, at 16:19, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 16.11.2009 um 11:55 schrieb Simon Spiegel:
>> So how do I set the correct path for texdoc?
> Can you check what's there?
> 	grep DOC /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf.cnf

This gives me:

/usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf:% TEXDOCSSUFFIX   = ;.pdf;.ps;.dvi;.html;.txt;.tex
/usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf:% TEXDOCSCOMPRESS = ;.gz;.bz2;.zip;.Z
/usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf:% TEXDOCEXT       = {$TEXDOCSSUFFIX}{$TEXDOCSCOMPRESS}
/usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf:TEXDOCS = .;$TEXMF/doc//

> You do not have a TeX related environment variable set? Or a private copy of texdoc?
> 	which texdoc

And this gives me:


> What makes you think that texdoc is not working correctly?

A command like texdoc 'texdoc microtype' gives me  'The file /Users/simi/Library/texmf/doc/latex/microtype/microtype.pdf does not exist.' which means that it only searches in ~/Library/texmf.

Thanks for your help


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