[texhax] latex2e usage.

Walt Burkhard burkhard at cs.ucsd.edu
Sat Jan 22 01:03:56 CET 2011

Thank you for all your suggestions.   I have been rather unresponsive 
since I was not
using the system under discussion.    I have reinstalled texlive 2010 on 
the iMac 10.6.6
and will see what the current situation is.

Many thanks again


On 1/21/11 3:04 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
> On  21 Jan, 2011, at 15:55, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> On 21 January 2011 Axel E. Retif wrote:
>>> On  21 Jan, 2011, at 04:33, Beverley Eyre wrote:
>>>> I think he didn't run texhash after the install.
>>> Maybe, but it seems to me that wouldn't explain why running `` sudo
>>> latex file.tex '' does work, as he later said in another email.
>> If it works for root but not for a user, then obviously the user's
>> environment is broken.
> What I still don't understand is why `` latex file.tex '' finds latex but not article.cls (only `` sudo latex file.tex '' finds both) ---maybe he has symlinks in /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin?
> Anyway, as Herbert said, MacTeX takes very good care of the path and symlinks needed in Mac OS.
>> The following commands are quite helpful for debugging:
> [...]
> The output of those will be very useful if Walt contacts this list again or if he posts to the TeX on Mac OS mailing list.
> Best
> Axel
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