[OS X TeX] errors in MacTeX2014 using XeLaTeX under Yosemite GM 3.0

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 10:41:37 EDT 2014

On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 8:42 AM, bo zhao <pbjacob86 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Several days ago, I updated my mac from Mavericks to Yosemite DP1, and
> kept updating continuously into the latest version GM 3.0. I found the
> MacTeX isn't working well, so I uninstalled it following the instruction on
> http://www.tug.org/mactex/uninstalling.html .
> Then I re-install the MacTeX 2014 in Yosemite GM 3.0 and update all the
> packages to their latest versions, but it still dosen't work well.
> For example, I create a very simple .tex file using the following codes:
> \documentclass{article}
> \begin{document}
> test
> \end{document}
> When I use *XeLaTeX* to complie this file, the terminal gives the
> following messages:
> xdvipdfmx:fatal: Unable to find TFM file "cmr10".
> Output file removed.
> Error 256 (driver return code) generating output;
> file draft.pdf may not be valid.
> SyncTeX written on draft.synctex.gz.
> Transcript written on draft.log.
> However, when I use *pdfLaTeX *to complie, it works, without any errors.
> So, who causes my problem when using xelatex of mactex2014 under yosemite?
> XeLaTeX, or MacTeX2014, or Yosemite?
> And, what can I do now? Waiting for the developers of xetex to do some
> improvements?
> Thank you very much!
> BoZhao
There were some discussions on XeTeX forum before, perhaps it's of help for
your case


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