[OS X TeX] problem using /opt/local instead of /usr/local/

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Sep 11 14:13:09 CEST 2008

Am 11.09.2008 um 13:32 schrieb Christopher Brewster:

> Changes I make to ~/.profile appear to have no effect on where  
> latex is called.

Are you using a different shell than bash?

If bash is your login shell:

  • did you launch TextMate anew after you changed ~/.profile?

  • is the behaviour different when you log off and in again?

If bash is not your login shell, then you should make the change to  
~/.login. And also try to re-launch TextMate and log off and in  
again. Some applications do not re-read initialisation files when  
they change, some take their run time environment from Mac OS X which  
is established only once – at login time.



A common mistake that people make when trying to design something  
completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete  

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