[OS X TeX] TLU broke my symlink
Justin C. Walker
justin at mac.com
Mon Jun 7 20:16:06 EDT 2010
On Jun 7, 2010, at 14:06 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
> 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...
>>> 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
>> I have completed another update/test cycle, and there's no breakage.
> 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.
As it says above: no breakage. The prefs panel shows all of my
distributions (and did once I repaired the broken "texbin" link).
The problems I saw all seemed to stem from that once issue; with the
one change (the link), things went from not working at all to working
Again, thanks for giving this some thought.
Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large
Institute for the Enhancement of the Director's Income
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