[OS X TeX] TeXLive-2006 Problem on PowerPC

Alessandro Andretta alessandroandretta at mac.com
Thu Jan 4 10:12:09 CET 2007


same here. Problem fixed on both machines.

Thanks!

	--aa

On 4 Jan 2007, at 08:15, Franck Pastor wrote:

>
> Le 03-janv.-07 à 20:34, Richard Koch a écrit :
>
>> Folks,
>>
>> Two people, Franck Pastor and Alessandro Andretta, reported  
>> problems running TeXLive-2006 on PowerPC machines. Their GUI front  
>> ends couldn't find pdflatex.
>>
>> This problem turns out to come from an error in the TeXDist data  
>> structure. To fix it
>>
>> 	sudo bash
>> 	cd /Library/TeX/Distributions/.FactoryDefaults/TeXLive-2006/ 
>> Contents/Programs
>> 	rm powerpc
>> 	ln -s ../../../../../../../usr/local/texlive/2006/bin/powerpc- 
>> darwin  powerpc
>>
>> This error has two causes. Gerben's gwTeX package writes the wrong  
>> value for this link (in TeXLive-2004, 2005, and 2006). Presumably  
>> this will soon be fixed. The MacTeX 2005 and 2006 packages should  
>> rewrite the texdist data for the distribution being installed, but  
>> don't if this data already exists. So although MacTeX writes the  
>> correct value, it doesn't fix mistakes. This will be fixed in the  
>> next release.
>>
>> Dick
>> koch at math.uoregon.edu
>
> This has completely fixed the problem. Thanks again, Richard!
>
> Franck Pastor
>
>
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