[OS X TeX] Problems with TEXINPUTS

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Wed Feb 29 23:26:41 CET 2012

On Feb 29, 2012, at 2:21 PM, Philippe Lamarre wrote:

> Le 29/02/12 22:52, Peter Dyballa a écrit :
>> Am 29.2.2012 um 22:09 schrieb Philippe Lamarre:
>>> My problems are clearly due to TEXINPUTS settings:
>> The problems will go away when you deactivate setting of TeX related environment variables.
> Well…
> All the lines related to TeX related environnement variables have been removed from any script/profile and so.
> Displaying $TEXINPUTS at the begining of my .profile shows that it already contains bad values before I can do anything…
> I tried to uninstall/reinstall MacTeX-2011 and FixMaxTex2011 without any success…
> Going back to again export TEXINPUTS is just to let me compile using command line. 
>> Particularly on Mac OS X you do not need to do that. (But you can check /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf.cnf and the master file /usr/local/texlive/2011/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf and put improvements into the former.)
> I don't detect any problem in these files. So, who is setting strange things to TEX environnement variables is still mystery. 
> Thanks again
> Philippe

Is it possible you have a file ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist with a setting for TEXINPUTS?


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