[OS X TeX] documentclass undefined

Chris Goedde cgoedde at condor.depaul.edu
Fri Aug 26 22:07:28 CEST 2005

On Aug 26, 2005, at 3:01 PM, Aaron Jackson wrote:

>> Is there a way to get latex to always do the -progname=latex or should
>> I just write a short shell script?
> You shouldn't have to do anything special to do this.  When you type 
> latex, pdfetex notices that it was evoked as "latex" and acts 
> accordingly.  However depending on the shell you use, you can set an 
> alias for latex to pdfetex -progname=latex

So maybe his problem doesn't have anything to do with his tex 
installation. Maybe something is messing with the shell to prevent 
pdfetex from doing this. What I would suggest is creating a brand new 
user, and trying to run tex as that user, using the vanilla defaults 
for everything.


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