[OS X TeX] texmf.cnf

Alain Matthes alain.matthes at mac.com
Mon Nov 7 21:47:26 CET 2005

Le 7 nov. 05 à 21:03, Arthur Snoke a écrit :

> In my previous installations, on Sun Solaris, I used an  
> environmental variable TEXINPUTS.  This did not work in the OS X  
> version I am using (Gerben Wierda's i-installer installaton).  I  
> tried following the instructions in the /usr/local teTeX file  
> README.howtexfindsfiles.txt and got it so that latex could find  
> my .eps files, but dvips (and dvipdf) could not.
> I then looked at the Tex on Mc OSX page (which led me to this  
> listserv) and found suggestions of differnt paths to use for local  
> files.  I took out the TEXINPUTS.latex entry in the texmf.cnf file  
> and did a
> ln -s mypath ~/Library/texmf/tex/misc
> and both latex and dvips had no problem finding my files.
> I suggest the file README.howtexfindsfiles.txt be modified to  
> reflect this alternative.

yes it's the good way and a suggestion of Herbert Schulz.


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