[OzTeX] Reconfiguring OzTeX

John Rawnsley J.Rawnsley at warwick.ac.uk
Wed Aug 1 09:46:55 CEST 2007

On Aug 1, 2007, at 01:22, Jerry Wilcox wrote:

> I just switched to Gerben Wierda's new gwTeX installation based on  
> TexLive
> and am having trouble matching the file trees referenced in the  
> OzTeX 'Use
> texmf tree' configuration files so that OzTeX can find the new  
> files. Before
> I spend any more time tracking through this, has anyone on the list  
> come up
> with a configuration file using the installation in /usr/local/ 
> gwTeX that
> results from the new installation?
> I'd appreciate any help very much.

The file "Use gwTeX tree" below works for me. I haven't spent much time
getting it perfect---I might have missed a directory or not have the
order correct but it compiles my fairly standard latex files, plus
amslatex extensions and is compatible with running gwTeX from the  

It is set up for the new TeXLive based gwTeX distribution, and the
new directory layout for Mac TeX distributions. The path component
for binaries is /usr/texbin .

It has to be the first config file dealing with paths to load in Local.

If you also have stuff in ~/Library/texmf you need to follow this config
file by adding those paths too, either in Local or by writing an  
config file for your additions with lines like

input_folders = $c |


%%%%%%%%%%% Begin file "Use gwTeX tree" %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
% This config file changes various Oz* parameters to search the texmf
% trees created by Gerben Wierda's TeX installer for OS X.
% This version uses the new layout based on TeXLive and the TeX
% distribution control panel.
% If you use a different layout replace /Library/TeX/Root by the path
% to the texmf.* directories.
% Uncomment the lines for texmf.pkgs if you add packages to the gwTeX
% distribution using i-Installer. If you then get *** WARNING ***
% messages, comment out the corresponding lines.
% Also see the notes in "Use texmf tree".

current_app = OzTeX OzTtH
input_folders = |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/tex/** |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.local/tex/** |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.gwtex/tex/latex/**** |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.gwtex/tex/plain/* |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/* |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.texlive/tex/generic/* |

current_app = OzTeX
input_folders = $c |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.gwtex/fonts/afm/** |
%   /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/fonts/afm/** |
ps_folders = $c |
%   /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/dvips/* |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.local/dvips/* |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.texlive/dvips/* |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf/dvips/* |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/fonts/type1/** |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.gwtex/fonts/type1/** |

current_app = OzTeX OzMF OzMP
tfm_folders = |
%   /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/fonts/tfm/** |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.gwtex/fonts/tfm/** |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.texlive/fonts/tfm/** |

current_app = OzTeX OzMP
vf_folders = $c |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.gwtex/fonts/vf/** |
%   /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/fonts/vf/** |

current_app = OzMF
input_folders = |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.texlive/metafont/* |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/fonts/source/** |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.gwtex/fonts/source/** |
ps_folders = |
    /Library/TeX/Root/texmf.pkgs/dvips/* |

current_app = OzMP
input_folders = |

% safer to restore all apps when finished
current_app = Oz*

%%%%%%%%%%% End file "Use gwTeX tree" %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

  John Rawnsley | <http://go.warwick.ac.uk/jhrawnsley>

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