[OS X TeX] file permissions

Daniel Becker d.becker at jpberlin.de
Fri Apr 30 21:51:04 CEST 2010

On 30.04.2010, at 23:04, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Did you install TeX Live via MacTeX?


> The installer also installs Ghostscript and convert, from ImageMagick, in the process.

Yes, but I needed the full ImageMagick for a non-TeX project and so I decided to go for macports. And while I was at it, I 

> Do you already have gs in /usr/local/bin/?

Yes - the is gs which is an alias to gs-X11. 

> If so, you move /usr/local/bin before the /opt/... directory in your PATH variable.

But this would mean that the one installed by MacTeX is found first, right? I think I want to use the gs from macports and this seems to be the case:

Daniels-MacBook:~ danielb$ which gs

Not that I feel knowledgeable about PATH or so after my embarrassing chmod operation..... Mine looks like this:
Daniels-MacBook:~ danielb$ echo $PATH

I hope that there is nothing unusual here.


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