[OS X TeX] BasicTex 2024: incorrect value for TEXMFLOCAL?

John Purnell johno108108 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 21:05:30 CET 2024

In BasicTex 2024 the file `/usr/local/texlive/2024basic/texmf.cnf` includes the setting:


which as can be seen using the command `tlmgr conf` results in a path of:


which means it is not independant of the TeX Live version, and clobbers the default setting in `/usr/local/texlive/2024basic/texmf-dist/web2c/texmf.cnf` of:


which results in the path of:


which is the version independent path referred to in the documentation e.g. https://tug.org/mactex/MacSpecificComplications.html
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