[tex-live] TeX Live on NetBSD: first steps
j+tex-live at 2007.salmi.ch
Mon Jun 18 23:46:44 CEST 2007
Reinhard Kotucha --> tex-live (2007-06-18 22:52:47 +0200):
> Jukka Salmi writes:
> > Tracing texconfig revealed that kpsewhich searches for tcfmgr.map in
> > the following directories (in this order):
> > .
> > $HOME/.texlive2007/texmf-config/texconfig/
> > $HOME/.texlive2007/texmf-var/texconfig/
> > $HOME/texmf/texconfig/
> Does this happen if you run texconfig-sys init ?
Yes, in exactly the same way.
> > and then gives up, i.e. exits with exit status 1. Hmm, neither
> > $HOME/.texlive2007/ nor $HOME/texmf/ exist...
> They don't exist by default. $HOME/texmf/ is where you can store your
> personal files and the directory $HOME/.texlive2007/ will be created
> when it's needed. The fact that tcfmgr.map is expected in $HOME is
> quite strange.
BTW, what does the `mf' in `texmf' stand for?
> > Hmm, should texhash have been run by the TL installation routine?
> Though texhash is a shell script, it depends on kpsewhich, which is
> a binary. You installed TeXLive before you added the binaries for
> your platform. You already said that you got an error message from
> the installer. The shell script called binaries which didn't exist
> for your platform at this time. I suppose that this was the problem.
This makes sense. (But the installer error was another problem and
fixed in the meantime.)
> > BTW, I ran install-tl.sh as non-root. Could this be the source of the
> > problems?
> No, you don't have to be root. TeXLive is supposed to work everywhere
> and for everybody.
That's what I wanted to hear, thanks ;-)
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