[tex-live] behaviour of kpsewhich on case-insensitive mac system
Justin C. Walker
justin at me.com
Tue Sep 19 09:02:28 CEST 2017
> On Sep 18, 2017, at 23:26 , jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> wrote:
> Le 19 sept. 2017 à 00:56, Justin C. Walker <justin at me.com> a écrit :
>>> On Sep 18, 2017, at 09:18 , jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> wrote:
>>> I have a question,
>>> $ kpsewhich example-image-A.pdf
>>> $ kpsewhich example-image-a.pdf
>> I’;m using TeXLive 2017 (up to date) on on macOS 10.11.6.
>> I duplicated Phillip’s example (i.e., I got the same results he did).
>> I also used your example, with the same results, so I don’t understand why case should affect the outcome.
>> What versions of TeX and (I assume) macOS are you using?
> I am on mac os 10.9.5 and using TeXLive 2017.
The “HFS+” file system on macOS/OS X can be created to be case-sensitive (at least it once was; not sure whether it still is). Did you perhaps do this in the distant past?
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