[OS X TeX] kpsewhich pointing to wrong location?

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sat Jan 20 21:01:26 CET 2007


Am 20.01.2007 um 16:49 schrieb Michael S. Hanson:

> 	I don't have the Unix expertise to confirm this claim, but I  
> recall reading somewhere that the switch from cron to launchd in  
> 10.4.x largely eliminated this problem -- that the periodic tasks  
> would be run at the next opportune time if they did not execute on  
> schedule.  Fact or fiction?
>
> 	(As one data point, I notice that on my home iMac running 10.4.8, / 
> var/db/locate.database was last updated at 18:25 on Mon, Jan 15.  I  
> don't know if that is "normal" or if some other process spawned an  
> update, but I didn't do it manually, and the iMac is very rarely  
> not asleep overnight.)

You might have anacron (from Mac Ports or Fink) ...

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   Pete

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