[texhax] latex2e usage update

walt burkhard burkhard at cs.ucsd.edu
Sun Jan 23 00:45:36 CET 2011

thanks again Axel.   I will take this off-line now and move forward  (or try to anyway!!)


On 1/22/11 2:05 PM, Axel E. Retif wrote:
> 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.
> Best
> Axel

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