[OS X TeX] Using Migration Assistant (was FixMacTeX2013)
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Aug 23 08:14:10 EDT 2013
On Aug 23, 2013, at 4:04 AM, Michael Welsh <yomcat at yomcat.geek.nz> wrote:
> (sorry if this comes through twice, I have some email issues)
> On 23/08/2013, at 8:57 PM, Michael Welsh <yomcat at yomcat.geek.nz> wrote:
>> is there somewhere to download FixMacTeX2013 from without downloading the entire distribution?
>> I recently used Migration Assistant to move on to a new machine, and it seems to be the way to fix the brokenness of TeX
> Okay, I managed to find it in mactex-addons.
> However, it didn't fix my issue. TLU gives this error:
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice -[TLMAppController applicationDidFinishLaunching:] Welcome to TeX Live Utility 1.13, running under Mac OS X Version 10.8.3 (Build 12D78) with 8/8 processors active and 32.0 GB physical memory.
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice +[TLMEnvironment updateEnvironment] Setting up a new environment for /usr/local/texlive/2013…
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice +[TLMEnvironment updatePathEnvironment] Using PATH = "(
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice +[TLMEnvironment updatePathEnvironment] /usr/bin/env
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice +[TLMEnvironment _getInstalledYear:isDevelopmentVersion:tlmgrVersion:] Failed to read version string: (null), ret = 255
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice -[TLMEnvironment initWithInstallDirectory:] Failed to determine local TeX Live version information. This is a very bad sign.
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice -[TLMEnvironment _checkForRootPrivileges] Root permission required for installation at /usr/local/texlive/2013
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice +[TLMEnvironment updateEnvironment] Nothing to update for /usr/local/texlive/2013
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice -[TLMLogWindowController awakeFromNib] Loaded log window controller
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase _downloadDatabaseHead] Checking the repository version. Please be patient.
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase _downloadDatabaseHead] Downloading at least 2048 bytes of tlpdb for a version check…
> 2013-08-23 08:59:45 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase connection:willSendRequest:redirectResponse:] redirected request to http://elena.aut.ac.nz/ctan/systems/texlive/tlnet/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb
> 2013-08-23 08:59:46 +0000 Notice -[TLMDatabase _downloadDatabaseHead] Downloaded 2588 bytes of tlpdb for version check
> 2013-08-23 08:59:46 +0000 Notice -[TLMEnvironment _getValidServerURL:repositoryYear:] Version mismatch detected, but no fallback URL was found.
> 2013-08-23 08:59:46 +0000 Notice -[TLMEnvironment validServerURL] Stale repository returned from multiplexer. Requesting another repository (attempt 2 of 5).
Did you try a different repository when using TeX Live Utility?
Please check the TeX Distribution Preference Pane in system Preferences and make sure TeX Live 2013 is selected.
> And TeXShop does
> Running 'pdflatex --synctex=1 --file-line-error -recorder "a5.tex"'
> Latexmk: applying rule 'pdflatex'...
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013)
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt pdflatex.fmt
> mktexfmt: No such file or directory
> I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'!
> Collected error summary (may duplicate other messages):
> pdflatex: (Pdf)LaTeX failed to generate the expected log file 'a5.log'
> Latexmk: Did not finish processing file 'a5.tex':
> (Pdf)LaTeX failed to generate the expected log file 'a5.log'
> Latexmk: Use the -f option to force complete processing,
> unless error was exceeding maximum runs of latex/pdflatex.
> Latexmk: Errors, so I did not complete making targets
> Do I need to reinstall the entire thing over the top, or is there an easier way?
Well, the system seems to be finding pdflatex.
ls -alF /
kpsewhich --engine=pdftex pdflatex.fmt
return when run in Terminal?
You might have to re-install MacTeX.
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