[tex-live] TL 2012 pretest MacTeX texmf-local ignored?

Robert Eckl eckl.r at gmx.de
Fri Jun 1 18:20:15 CEST 2012

On Jun 1, 2012, at 05:45 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

On Jun 1, 2012, at 10:37 AM, Robert Eckl wrote:
>> Im not sure what's going wrong, but since installing TeXLive-2012 
>> Pretest
>> (MacTeX) files in texmf-local are not found.
>> "Sudo which mktexlsr": => /opt/local/bin/mktexlsr
>> Changing PATH to "/usr/local/texlive/2012/bin/x86_64-darwin:$PATH"  
>> (from tex-k tex-live: mktexlsr does not include $TEXMFLOCAL when 
>> refreshing) and exporting TEXMFLOCAL  did not change anything.
>> If I switch to TL 2011  all works fine, files in texmf-local are found.
> Sounds like root's $PATH does not contain the correct path since an older
MacPorts version is being found.
> Why did you use sudo when running `which mktexlsr`?
I found this on http://www.tug.org/pipermail/tex-k/2009-March/001985.html

> Where did you change the PATH? Since you have a MacPorts distribution
change $PATH to prepend /usr/texbin (assuming you installed via the MacTeX
I changed the PATH (only) in the terminal. Prepending /usr/texbin/  also did
not change anything. 

Thanks for your fast response.


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