[tex-live] How to make TexLive 2008 the default TeX system?
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 21:08:35 CEST 2008
2008/10/17 Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk>:
> Guoqin Ren wrote:
>> I have installed Tex Live 2008 and Kile 2.0 on my FreeBSD machine. Kile
>> works well. But I'm not sure if Kile is using TexLive or things like tetex.
>> The tex version I use is rather old: kpathsea version 3.5.4. I guess
>> Texlive 2008 should includes kpathsea version 3.5.7.
>> # tex -version
>> TeX 3.141592 (Web2C 7.5.4)
>> kpathsea version 3.5.4
>> Copyright (C) 1997-2004 D.E. Knuth.
>> Kpathsea is copyright (C) 1997-2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
>> There is NO warranty. Redistribution of this software is
>> covered by the terms of both the TeX copyright and
>> the GNU General Public License.
>> For more information about these matters, see the files
>> named COPYING and the TeX source.
>> Primary author of TeX: D.E. Knuth.
>> Kpathsea written by Karl Berry and others.
> just check the placement of the binaries
> which latex
> and then make sure that the TL2008 binary path comes first in the search
Kile may still invoke latex by specifying its full path, e.g.
/usr/bin/latex. Try to remove /usr/bin/latex. If kile fails, it tries
to use teTEX by specifying the full path.
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