[OS X TeX] Syncing in one direction only

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 06:11:44 CET 2011

On Jan 6, 2011, at 8:21 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> Howdy,
> That's just plain wrong! There are two texmf.cnf files. The base  
> file, with the initial settings and most of the information one  
> needs, is in /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf/web2c while the one to  
> edit is in /usr/local/texlive/2010.
>> ...
>> Hence, for MacTeX/TeXLive simply *edit* the unique /usr/local/ 
>> texlive/2007/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf as said above, while for gwTeX  
>> you need to *add*:
>>    openout_any = r
>> to /usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.cnf.
>> ...
> No, no no! Edit the one in /usr/local/texlive/2010 if you want to  
> make changes. Add the changed lines and they will override the ones  
> in the base file.

I thought I would just copy-paste what I thought to be the relevant  
stuff from back 3 years ago when I was running gwtex. (Er, I still do.)

Sorry if I mislead anyone and I am grateful to Schulz. I hope he  
wrote in time to prevent any disaster I might have caused. (At least  
I referenced.)

Embarrassed regards

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