[OS X TeX] Optimal Solution for an asymptotemk engine
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sat Apr 10 20:31:43 CEST 2010
Am 10.04.2010 um 18:25 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
> Which RC files are you talking about?
Those so-called "dot" files like ~/.login, ~/.profile, ~/.cshrc, etc.
> Is the problem something internal to asy?
Yes. At least in my understanding. When I am invoking 'asy ... <some
file>' then I don't expect pdflatex to be run. Which I did manually
before to (re-)create the ASY file.
> By the way, TL-2009 has asy 1.88 and the most recent version (along
> with asymptote.sty) is 1.91. But I have no idea what I'd have to do
> to build or install the latest version over the TL version. Would it
> be possible to use /usr/texbin/ as the internal path so it works
> with any version of asy and TL (well, starting with TL-2009 since
> previous version didn't have asy as far as I know.
MacPorts offers 1.88, Fink has 1.53 – I'll try to fetch the source (a
few other sources/packages are necessary!) and see how installation
works. But: I do not use the TeX preferences pane. And I am sure that
you'd first need to uninstall the asymptote package with tlmgr or TLU
before installing a new version. Tlmgr could completely fail to work
when it finds something foreign in place of its own material... (And I
wonder why Mail chose that dilemma signature!)
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