[OS X TeX] installing texlive

George Ghio ghiog at netconnect.com.au
Thu Jul 1 02:35:08 CEST 2004

On 01/07/2004, at 1:29 AM, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On 30 jun 2004, at 17:06, George Ghio wrote:
>>>> In this window I  change the directory to
>>>> "usr/local/teTex/"
>>> OK
>>>>   (should this in fact be /usr/local/teTex/bin?)
>>> NO! tex is a lot more than just the binaries. One of the installed 
>>> directories is bin under your specified directory.
>> OOPS. There is no bin file in the teTex file??? /usr/local/teTex/NO 
>> bin
> ?????????? NO! as in "NO, don't do that!".
> /usr/local/teTex/bin is is a directory! And the installer will install 
> everything in /usr/local/teTeX, including the binaries in designated 
> sub-directories. YOU have to tell the rest of the system where to find 
> those directories. That is what the whole mess with .bash_profile 
> does. After that, restart the terminal application and type 'which 
> tex' (without the quotes). You should get output, if the PATH is set 
> correctly, with the only uncertainty the number of your darwin release 
> (6.3 is very well possible).
> Below are some commands and the output to show the structure:
> dyn34-121:/usr/local/teTeX sneep$ cd /usr/local/teTeX
> dyn34-121:/usr/local/teTeX sneep$ ls -F
> bin/    include/    info/    lib/    man/    share/    texmf.cnf
> dyn34-121:/usr/local/teTeX sneep$ cd bin
> dyn34-121:/usr/local/teTeX/bin sneep$ ls -F
> powerpc-apple-darwin6.8/    powerpc-apple-darwin-current@
> dyn34-121:/usr/local/teTeX/bin sneep$ cd powerpc-apple-darwin6.8/
> dyn34-121:/usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin6.8 sneep$ ls
> MakeTeXPK               gbklatex                pdftexinfo
> access                  getafm                  pdfthumb
> .....
> (many items deleted)
> Maarten
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Bottom line is, there does not seem to be any "pdflatex".

################## Typesetting MB
# this line is commented out
pdflatex MB
pdflatex MB
# the key word pdflatex MB represents the compile commands
1.3.15/iTeXMac.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/typesetInput: line 2: pdflatex: 
command not found
1.3.15/iTeXMac.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/typesetInput: line 3: pdflatex: 
command not found
!  typesetInput Failed (127)

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