Suggestion to support TeXDist symlink creation on Macs out-of-the-box
jfbu at free.fr
Thu Apr 4 09:06:18 CEST 2019
Le 4 avr. 2019 à 09:03, jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> a écrit :
> Hi Mojca
> Le 30 mars 2019 à 19:47, Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> From the console it works out of the box without editing
>> bash profile.
> In my experience the kpsewhich --var-value is slow on Mac OS.
> As a result although I do my have own customized TeXDist structure
> which I maintain myself from year to year I do have extra
> set-up in my .bash_profile which looks like this
> export TEXMFSYSVAR="`cd -P $TEXDISTRIBCONTENTS/TexmfSysVar && pwd`"
> export TEXMFLOCAL="`cd -P $TEXDISTRIBCONTENTS/TexmfLocal && pwd`"
> # # Thus:
> export TEXMFDIST="`cd -P $TEXDISTRIBCONTENTS/Root/texmf-dist && pwd`"
> # # pour TL2013,14,15 texmf et texmf-dist identiques.
> export TEXMFMAIN="`cd -P $TEXDISTRIBCONTENTS/AllTexmf/texmf && pwd`"
> export SYSTEXMF="$TEXMFSYSVAR:$TEXMFLOCAL:$TEXMFDIST"
> export TEXMFHOME="/Users/xxxxxxxxxx/Library/texmf"
> This was some years back absolutely needed when loading of
> AUCTeX in Emacs would make something like 9 calls to kpsewhich
> which ended up in a freeze of Emacs for seconds at each
> initial opening of a buffer window foo.tex.
> Also, e.g. in my build script for xint I see
> # as kpsewhich is very slow (.5s) I want to evaluate once only.
> installlocal: xint.tds.zip
> $(eval $@_tmp := $(TEXMF_local))
> unzip xint.tds.zip -d $($@_tmp) && texhash $($@_tmp)
sorry this can not be understood without
TEXMF_local = $(shell kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFLOCAL)
> for the same reason.
> Now perhaps this is obsolete information.
> The drawback of the above is that if I switch distribution
> I need to open a new Terminal and/or quit and relaunch Emacs to
> fetch the new environment (maybe there is better Emacs way,
> I work with limited knowledge of the best way to use it; I know
> my build (https://github.com/railwaycat/homebrew-emacsmacport)
> incorporates an import of shell environment at start, not sure
> about others -- I recall it was a problem say 10 years ago
> on the Mac)
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