[OS X TeX] Need help migrating machines

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Jan 29 21:46:59 CET 2010

On Jan 29, 2010, at 2:09 PM, Chris Goedde wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm migrating from an old machine to a new 27" iMac (woot!) and I need some help. My old machine was running MacTeX 2007, but I don't think that matters. Here's what I've done:
> (a) Installed MacTeX 2009.
> (b) Copied over my old user hierarchy to my new machine. I did this by hand because I partition my drive so my home folder sits on a separate partition (/Volume/Files/~). I can log in and it seems to work.
> Here's the problem. I can run TeX, but it doesn't see my private TeX hierachy, ~/Library/texmf/... What's the magic incantation to update TeX's path list?
> Thanks,
> Chris


I'm not sure I understand what you've done in part (b) but what do

echo $HOME


kpsepath tex


Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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