[OS X TeX] texdoc in TeX Live 2008
vivrii at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 02:27:58 CET 2008
On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 7:50 PM, Thomas Rike <tricycle222 at att.net> wrote:
> On Dec 29, 2008, at 3:55 PM, Victor Ivrii wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 5:32 PM, Thomas Rike <tricycle222 at att.net> wrote:
>>> No. -bash: /usr/local/texlive/2008/bin/universal-darwin/texdoc: No such
>>> or directory
>> is not a real thing but a symlink to
>> If the latter is present
> There is no texdoc.tlu script in
> Are you saying there is no longer a texdoc binary file in texlive 2008,
> only a symbolic link?
Yes. There are plenty of symlinks, including tlmgr.
Try to list /usr/local/texlive/2008//texmf/scripts/texlive/ - you may
miss other important things
> Apparently my texlive 2008 is faulty. Is /usr/texbin
> supposed to have texdoc or a symbolic link in it?
> Perhaps one of those tlmgr
> fiascos removing files when I tried it out early on and it got hung up.
> Maybe I should reinstall. Would this new TeX Live Utility possibly help?
Not sure. I use command line.
let start diagnostic: what returns
% tlmgr list |grep "^i"|wc -l
>> cd /usr/texbin
>> sudo ln -s ../../texmf/scripts/texlive/texdoc.tlu texdoc
>> HTH = Victor
>>> Listing /usr/local/texlive/2008/bin/universal-darwin shows
>>> texexec ...
>>> with texdoc conspicuously missing. The only place I can find texdoc is in
>>> where texdoc and texdoctk are sitting between texcount and texexec.
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Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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