[tex-live] What is interfering my texlive?

Steven Woody narkewoody at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 16:51:23 CEST 2009

On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Ken Brown <kbrow1i at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/3/2009 9:58 AM, Steven Woody wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I installed cygwin and texlive 2008 on my computer, and set the PATH
>> variable in cygwin's .bash_profile to let it firstly use texlive2008
>> programs.
>> But I found if I run texlive's xelatex command on my cygwin bash
>> prompt, it will always return a "Program is not found" error. However
>> when I run the same command line under dos command prompt, it was
>> fine.
> Have you checked for syntax errors or typographical errors where you set
> PATH?  What happens when you type 'echo $PATH' or 'which xelatex' in your
> bash shell?  Is xelatex the only texlive program you're having trouble with?
> Ken

I check the $PATH and did not find a problem. 'which xelatex' returns
'/cygdrive/c/Program Files/texlive/2008/bin/win32/xelatex'.   'latex'
in texlive works.

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