[OS X TeX] Syncing in one direction only
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 5 13:12:48 CET 2011
On Jan 4, 2011, at 10:51 PM, Don Green Dragon wrote:
> Hi Herb,
> On 2010-31Dec-, at 7:05 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Dec 31, 2010, at 7:36 PM, Don Green Dragon wrote:
>>> so I cd'ed to /usr/local/texlive/2010/ and gave
>>> $ type texmf.cnf
>>> and back came
>>> texmf.cnf is ./texmf.cnf
>> cat texmf.cnf
> Ah! More like it! The response from <cat texmf.cnf> (no brackets) I believe. Thanks.
> Don Green Dragon
> fergdc at Shaw.ca
There are two texmf.cnf files. Although I don't recommend touching either one the one in /usr/local/texlive/2010/ is the only one that could be touched since it contains any changes in configuration from the standard base configuration for the local system. The main texmf.cnf file is in /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/ and is read in first. It has the lines you are interested in changing (by adding corrected lines to the other texmf.cnf file) so examine its contents.
Do understand that changes you make to texmf.cnf may have unintended consequences and especially to security of your TeX Distribution and system.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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