[OS X TeX] texmf.cnf, TEXINPUTS and ...

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Sep 25 12:03:49 CEST 2008

Am 25.09.2008 um 08:19 schrieb Alain Matthes:

> export TEXINPUTS
> in  the .bash_profile file.

This will only work when $TEXINPUTS is defined, i.e. has some value.  
Otherwise bash sets


``''´´ is just a symbol for an empty string. And, BTW, for bash you  
can combine the two lines into one:

	export TEXINPUTS=...

> But now with TeXLive 2008 and Leopard, I don't know what is the  
> good way to make this

Here you can create an additional texmf.cnf file: /usr/local/texlive/ 
2008/texmf.cnf. And here you can put your extra settings.

IMO it would be less complicated to move /Users/ego/Boulot (and other  
folders with TeX input files) into $HOME/Library/texmf. There it  
(they) is (are) automagically in TeX's search path ...



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