[OS X TeX] configuration

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 23 15:18:24 CEST 2004

On 23 jun 2004, at 15:06, Frans Goddijn wrote:

> After calling Hans Hagen and hearing beasically the same recipe but 
> with
> more warnings about newer setups of tetex needing the same font map 
> files in
> completely different directories, I took the courage of despair and
> "dragged" a bunch of folders from my XP setup /MyTeXlive/texmf/ tree 
> to the
> texmf tree in the (Dutch) Library. A ConTeXt folder, than folders 
> named DOC,
> DVIPS, FONTS, PDFTEX, tex, and even WEB2C with their subsequent sub/sub
> folders.
> After doing that (and doing "sudo mktexlsr" in the terminal) I was
> completely prepared (and already deeply regretting) to find that 
> nothing
> would work anymore. Just dropping in all those files from a windows
> environment...

One of the advantages of using the ~/Library/texmf tree is that sudo 
mktexlsr is not needed (sorry, forgot to mention that in my previous 


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