[OS X TeX] kpsewhich pointing to wrong location?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jan 20 02:47:39 CET 2007


On Jan 19, 2007, at 7:29 PM, Nathan Paxton wrote:

> 	Hi all,
>
> 	I'm trying to do an auto complete on Textmate.  When I do, I get  
> some odd output, which I've narrowed down to the following  
> problem.  When I type "locate kpsewhich" I get:
> nathanpaxton$ locate kpsewhich
> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/i386-apple-darwin8.6.1/kpsewhich
> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin7.9.0/kpsewhich
> /usr/local/teTeX/man/man1/kpsewhich.1
> /usr/local/TeXLive/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin7.9.0/kpsewhich
> /usr/local/TeXLive/man/man1/kpsewhich.1
> /usr/local/TeXLive/texmf.texlive/doc/man/man1/kpsewhich.1
>
> 	But I'm using a fairly up-to-date i-Installer version for my TeX  
> install, such that my directory structure has the usr/texbin  
> shortcut and a /usr/local/gwTeX/ structure.
>
> 	So how can I go about fixing this?
>
> 	Thanks.
>
> Best,
> -N

Howdy,

I don't understand what the problem is here. You obviously have  
multiple installs of TeX; the older and newer teTeX version of gwTeX  
(both the ppc and i86 versions in the latter case) and a TeX Live  
based version. The other items are the man files for kpsewhich. Try  
doing `which kpsewhich' to find out which version is presently active.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)



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