[OS X TeX] question about fontspec/manually installing packages
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Apr 26 13:30:26 CEST 2006
Am 26.04.2006 um 12:15 schrieb Thomas A. Schmitz:
> thanks for a careful and detailed explanation. I just want to add
> one small detail to the point quoted above: on my system, "locate"
> does not search and index the "Home" directory, and I think this is
> the default in OS X (I'm on 10.4.6):
> tas at homer:~ % locate memoir.cls
No, you're wrong here! Locate is a system tool, not related to any
TeX, but to BSD. Locate works on a file similiar to those ls-R files
in teTeX. This file, by default /var/db/locate.database, needs to be
updated daily (or nightly). If locate can't find files in your home
directory than because its data basis is out of date.
This data basis is re-built by invoking /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb
with super-user privileges. I think it's usually invoked from /etc/
periodic/weekly/500.weekly, so next week you'll be able to locate
recent files in your home directory.
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