[OS X TeX] Bug in Preference Pane

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Fri Jul 29 10:06:01 EDT 2011


The instructions say that you need to change into .FacoryDefaults
There also seem to be distributions in /Library/TeX/Distributions
itself, but these are irrelevant, and eventually point to the
distributions inside .FactoryDefaults.

Dick Koch

On Jul 29, 2011, at 6:22 AM, Joshua Smith wrote:

> Dick,
> On Jul 26, 2011, at 4:23 PM, Richard Koch wrote:
>> Now examine one of the other distributions, say TeXLive-2010. In Terminal type
>> 	cd /Library/TeX/Distributions/.FactoryDefaults
>> 	cd TeXLive-2010/Contents/Programs
>> 	ls -l
>> If you have already selected TeXLive-2010 in the new Preference Pane, you will
>> see four links. Three, named i386, ppc, and powerpc, will be fine, pointing to
>> various binaries in the distribution. But texbin will point to universal-darwin,
>> which is not one of the choices. To fix it, type
>> 	sudo rm texbin
>> 	sudo ln -s i386 texbin
> Is it also correct that I would need to follow this procedure in the folder /Library/TeX/Distributions/.DefaultTeX ?
> Thanks,
> Josh
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