[OS X TeX] Can't compile - pdflatex issue

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Apr 12 16:49:28 CEST 2009

On Apr 12, 2009, at 9:06 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 12.04.2009 um 14:55 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> Seems that all it takes is to install Fink's (Old) TeX Distribution  
>> to get the interference.
> No. You need to do much more. Fink's teTeX etc. has its commands in / 
> sw/bin and not in /usr/bin. A wizard or real specialist can change  
> these defaults.

But the TeX Distribution preference pane can set up /usr/texbin/ to  
point to the correct binaries, etc. That makes it easy to switch easily.

>> It would certainly be nice if they would update it (is it still  
>> teTeX?) and add the TeX Distribution preference pane.
> The TeX Distribution preference pane is not needed to handle more  
> than one TeX installation.
> ...

Of course it isn't. And I can start a fire by rubbing two sticks  
together so matches aren't necessary either. :-)

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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