[OS X TeX] Bug in Preference Pane

Joshua Smith jhs0807 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 13:52:43 EDT 2011


On Jul 29, 2011, at 1:42 PM, Richard Koch wrote:

>> Hum.  I have both TL 2010 and TL 2011, and I had gone between TL  
>> 2010 and TL 2011, but ultimately chose TL 2011.  TeXShop complained  
>> about /usr/texbin/pdflatex being broken.  I had to go  
>> into .DefaultTeX to fix the problem using the method you  
>> described.  Now, /usr/texbin points to /Library/TeX/ 
>> Distributions/.DefaultTeX/Contents/Programs/texbin, which in turn  
>> points to i386.  TeXShop now works, but .FactoryDefaults is not  
>> involved.
> This method fixes whatever TeX is default at the moment, rather than
> a particular distribution. Please follow my instructions, not these.
> The method described by Joshua switches to the 32 bit binaries in  
> TeXLive2011.  Maybe
> this is not what he intended.

Okay.  But what is the proper set of links?  That is, what should I  
have /usr/texbin pointing to?  I don't see this in your original  
instructions.  (In case it matters, I am on a Core 2 Duo running  


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