[OS X TeX] problems after getting new iMac
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Nov 3 13:02:21 EST 2014
> On Nov 3, 2014, at 11:54 AM, Ettore Aldrovandi <ealdrov at mail.math.fsu.edu> wrote:
>> On Nov 3, 2014, at 12:34 PM, Art Werschulz <agw at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Answers to Herb's questions (which seem to have included Dick's and Ettore's):
>>> What OS are you running?
>> OS X Yosemite (Version 10.10). I'm pretty sure that's standard on all newly-purchased Macs.
>>> Did you try to install FixMacTeX2014.pkg (found in /Applications/TeX)? That will fix up /usr/texbin. Migration Assistant doesn't seem to like symbolic links so strange stuff happens.
>> Having not done so originally, I have now done so, as well as nuking /usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/x86_64-darwin from my PATH.
>> It made no difference:
> I was actually asking to directly run
> from the command line. Now that you have somehow sanitized the PATH, what does happen if you run the above (bypassing the symlink chain)?
> But the problem seems to lie with:
>> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt pdflatex.fmt
>> mktexfmt: No such file or directory
>> I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'!
> So, second question: what does
> kpsewhich -engine=pdftex pdflatex.fmt
> return? (Maybe you want to run /usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/x86_64-darwin/kpsewhich).
> Ettore Aldrovandi
> Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
> 1017 Academic Way * http://www.math.fsu.edu/~ealdrov
> Tallahassee, FL 32306-4510, USA * * aldrovandi at math dot fsu dot edu
It might also be worthwhile to run
to make sure it's /usr/texbin/kpsewhich.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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