[OS X TeX] problems after getting new iMac

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Mon Nov 3 16:24:57 CET 2014


TeX Live is installed in /usr/local/texlive/2014 (obviously the date of the
last folder depends on the release). This is the TeX Live default on all
machines, not just a Mac convention.

Dick Koch
> On Nov 3, 2014, at 6:41 AM, Art Werschulz <agw at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi all.
> I recently got a new iMac.  I ran the Migration Assistant to bring over stuff from my old iMac.  I was a little surprised that (say) pdflatex wasn't in /usr/local/bin, but no big problem---I simply added /usr/local/texlive/2014/bin/x86_64-darwin to my PATH.  But upon running pdflatex (either from the command line or from within Aquamacs/AUCTeX), I get a message saying that the format file pdflatex.fmt wasn't found.  But 
> 	agw at home:~$ find /usr/local/texlive/2014 -name pdflatex.fmt
> 	/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-var/web2c/pdftex/pdflatex.fmt
> and so it's there.  
> What chnages must I make for TeX to start running again?
> FTR, I'm running Yosemite.
> Art Werschulz
> agw at comcast.net
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