[OS X TeX] PATH mystery

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Sat Aug 3 00:22:05 EDT 2013

On Aug 2, 2013, at 8:48 PM, Ettore Aldrovandi <ealdrov at mail.math.fsu.edu> wrote:

> How exactly did you add /usr/texbin? As a file in /etc/paths.d or as
> an entry in /etc/paths ? The latter is only (in theory) for the default
> path, and additional stuff should go in /etc/paths.d. For TeX, create a
> file in there with 
> /usr/texbin
> as its single line.
> One wonders if the PATH was not set correctly and you have some other
> version of the binaries installed somewhere (/usr/local/bin perhaps?).
I had tried it both ways (paths and as a file in paths.d), ending up with it in paths to make it higher priority. But you were right about second copies. I had checked this with which before "simplifying" and thought I had it right. Dumb. 

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