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

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Tue Oct 14 12:04:06 EDT 2014


I also can compile your example XeLaTeX file on Yosemite without problems, and
certainly without the error messages you report.

This is the latest developer beta of Yosemite.

Dick Koch

On Oct 14, 2014, at 6:42 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
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