[OS X TeX] finding a file

"M. Tamer Özsu" ozsut at mac.com
Wed Aug 15 21:42:03 CEST 2012

This does -- that is exactly how I have my texmf set-up.

M. Tamer Özsu
University of Waterloo
Cheriton School of Computer Science

On 2012-08-15, at 2:42 PM, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> wrote:

> Am 15.08.2012 um 20:30 schrieb Nitecki, Zbigniew H.:
>> /Users/zbigniewnitecki/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib/calculus.bib
> Let's assume that you have the contents of the branch /Users/zbigniewnitecki/Library/texmf/bibtex in your Dropbox. So you can rename your local directory /Users/zbigniewnitecki/Library/texmf/bibtex to, for example, /Users/zbigniewnitecki/Library/texmf/bibtex-orig and create a symbolic or sym-link /Users/zbigniewnitecki/Library/texmf/bibtex instead which points to the where the Dropbox volume is mounted to your file system. For example:
> 	ln -s /Volumes/Dropbox /Users/zbigniewnitecki/Library/texmf/bibtex
> This ought to work… (because TeX would find the path element bibtex in your private area and follow it to the external Dropbox volume)
> --
> Greetings
>  Pete
> Who the fsck is "General Failure," and why is he reading my disk?
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