[OS X TeX] Texshop Engine

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 20 14:38:29 CET 2010

On Jan 19, 2010, at 11:06 PM, Alan T Litchfield wrote:

> When using bash I would normally put lines like
>> #!/bin/bash
>> export PATH=/usr/texbin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH
> into ~/.profile
> but I would instead have something like
> PATH=/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:... ; export PATH
> Alan


This is usually done as a safety measure just in case the shell is not a login shell. I rarely use this line any more since the MacTeX installation sets up the PATH at a lower level.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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