[OS X TeX] Configuring man pages

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at me.com
Tue Aug 5 09:54:30 CEST 2008

Le 5 août 08 à 00:21, Richard Koch a écrit :

> On Aug 4, 2008, at 3:13 PM, David Watson wrote:
>> [...]
> MacTeX configures MANPATH as part of the installation, and uses the  
> Laurens-Wierda TeX Distribution structure so the correct man pages  
> will be shown depending on your active distribution. The method of  
> configuring MANPATH changed in Leopard, but this will work when TeX  
> Live 2008, and thus MacTeX-2008, is released.

In other words, until MacTeX-2008 is released, you can solve your  
problem by applying the Leopard TeX fix available from <http://www.uoregon.edu/~koch/ 

See the explanations at <http://www.uoregon.edu/~koch/ 
LeopardTeXFix.rtf>, in particular:

> To extend PATH and MANPATH for TeX, it is only necessary to add a  
> file named TeX to /etc/paths.d with the single entry
> 	/usr/texbin
> and add a file named TeX to /etc/manpaths.d with the single entry
> 	/Library/TeX/Distributions/.DefaultTeX/Contents/Man
> Give these new files the owner, group, and permissions of the  
> corresponding X11 file.

BTW, even 9.5 hours aftwerwards I still haven't received  David  
Watson's message Dick was answering to.

Bruno Voisin

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