[tex-live] TEXMFHOME when using install-tl on a Mac

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 23:56:52 CEST 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Mojca Miklavec
<mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 22:23, Maxwell, Adam R wrote:
>> On Oct 5, 2011, at 13:11, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>>> But if you install TeX Live, it doesn't matter where MacTeX looks for
>>> files.  Or did I misunderstand something?
>> Correct, for TeX itself.  However, it matters with respect to Alan's
>> remark that "[most] advice about local additions for Mac users will
>> point people to ~/Library/texmf."
> And also because people might have both pure TeX Live and MacTeX
> installed at the same time ;)
> They probably want to use the same location for TEXMFHOME.

Not to mention macports' version of texlive -- required by some
macports packages.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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