[OS X TeX] problems after getting new iMac
ealdrov at math.fsu.edu
Mon Nov 3 15:52:42 CET 2014
If you originally installed the MacTeX distribution, then the correct path should be /usr/texbin, so you may want to check that. There's a chain of symlinks from /usr/texbin to the actual /usr/local/texlive/2014 location, and there is a chance that may have been broken in the process.
To begin with, does invoking /usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/x86_64-darwin/pdflatex result in a successful run?
> On Nov 3, 2014, at 9:41 AM, Art Werschulz <agw at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi all.
> I recently got a new iMac. I ran the Migration Assistant to bring over stuff from my old iMac. I was a little surprised that (say) pdflatex wasn't in /usr/local/bin, but no big problem---I simply added /usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/x86_64-darwin to my PATH. But upon running pdflatex (either from the command line or from within Aquamacs/AUCTeX), I get a message saying that the format file pdflatex.fmt wasn't found. But
> agw at home:~$ find /usr/local/texlive/2014 -name pdflatex.fmt
> and so it's there.
> What chnages must I make for TeX to start running again?
> FTR, I'm running Yosemite.
> Art Werschulz
> agw at comcast.net
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