[texhax] latex2e usage update

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Sat Jan 22 23:05:58 CET 2011

On  22 Jan, 2011, at 10:37, walt burkhard wrote:

> Hello Axel,
> Following your suggestion I have looked at both the X11 and terminal.app performances which do differ here
>  terminal.app:
> 	which latex   responds with  /usr/texbin/latex
> 	kpsewhich article.cls   is ok   /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/latex/base/article.cls
> 	latex test.tex     finds all necessary .sty, .cls, .clo   but cannot write to test.aux

So your working directory is owned by root, or so it seems.

>   x11:
> 	which latex    /usr/local/texlive/2010/bin/x86_64-darwin/latex
> 	kpsewhich article.cls    gives no response.
> 	sudo lpsewhich article.cls     /usr/local/texlive ...   /article.cls   as above
> 	latex test.tex	   does not find  article.cls
> 	sudo latex test.tex	runs to completion!

So indeed you have different settings for Terminal.app and X11 xterm! A ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist or ~.xinitrc or both? I guess you have some work ahead.



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