[OS X TeX] TLU broke my symlink

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Jun 7 17:06:38 EDT 2010

On Jun 7, 2010, at 2:51 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:

> On Jun 7, 2010, at 10:53 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Jun 7, 2010, at 12:39 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>>> Following up...
> [snip]
>> This sounds as though /Library/TeX/ is broken. Not sure how you fix that.
> I've checked what I could of the structure of the distribution folders.  AFAICT, the only problem was the breakage of the symlink to "/usr/texbin".  At least, that's all I changed, and things started to work again.  Recall that I had been testing each update to TL, and it was after the last update and test cycle that things broke.
> I have completed another update/test cycle, and there's no breakage.
> Justin


What happens when you open the TeX Distribution Preference Pane? If all it shows/detects is the MacPorts distribution there must be more wrong than that.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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