[OS X TeX] Install fail
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Sep 2 20:09:59 CEST 2015
> On Sep 2, 2015, at 12:45 PM, John Burt <burt at brandeis.edu> wrote:
> [C07H5099DJD2:~] burt% echo $PATH
> [C07H5099DJD2:~] burt% which tar
> [C07H5099DJD2:~] burt%
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 1:40 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> > On Sep 2, 2015, at 12:26 PM, John Burt <burt at brandeis.edu> wrote:
> > How do I remove this version of tar?
> > How do I remove all of the fink software on my system?
> > On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 12:01 PM, Herb Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> > Howdy,
> > That's ancient and terrible! Ever since OS X 10.6 Plc code hasn't been supported. You really need to remove that stuff or you'll run into other problems in the future.
> > Good Luck,
> > Herb Schulz
> > On Sep 2, 2015, at 10:42 AM, John Burt <burt at brandeis.edu> wrote:
> >> Howdy,
> >> I assume that you used Migration Assistant when you got the new MacBook Pro. How long ago was the Fink distribution installed? Please run
> >> file `which tar`
> >> and see if it can even be executed under Yosemite.
> >> /sw/bin/tar: Mach-O executable ppc
> >> and yes, it does work when I test it.
> >> thanks for all this help!
> >> John
> Ok. Let's try to follow Ettore's advice first.
> In Terminal run
> ls -a
> and see which of .profile, .bash_profile and .bashrc (notice the leading period) are present. Then, for each of the ones that are present run
> mv originalfile oldoriginalfile
> e.g., if .profile is present run
> mv .profile old.profile
> which will deactivate them as well as make them visible in your HOME foler in Finder.
> Then log out and back in and then open Terminal again and run
> echo $PATH
> which tar
> and let us know what information is returned.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
That looks pretty good for now; the Fink stuff won't be searched.
I want to check to see if you are using bash as your shell in Terminal. What does
I'm wondering why /usr/texbin is in the PATH when MacTeX-2015 should have changed that to /Library/TeX/texbin. First see that texbin exists in /Library/TeX; Click on the Go Menu in Finder and click `Go to Folder…' (Shift-Cmd-G) typing /Library/TeX in the line and pressing Return and seeing of texbin is installed. Let us know if it's there and we'll fix up the PATH problem.
Incidentally, you might try to install the Setup-2015.pkg in any case and see if that changes the result of
to include /Library/TeX/texbin rather than /usr/texbin.
By the way, this really has to be done if you ever want to update to OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) once it's released.
Once this is fixed up there is no need to do anything with the FINK material.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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