[texhax] MacTeX question

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Mon Jun 2 08:23:53 CEST 2008

On  1 Jun, 2008, at 16:19, Will Rosenbaum wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently installed MacTeX on my MacBook running Panther, and I am  
> having trouble with MacTeX recognizing a new class files. I made a  
> dummy class "myclass.cls" and copied it to "~/Library/texmf/tex/ 
> latex" but when I try to compile a tex file that uses "myclass" I  
> get an error saying "LaTeX Error: File 'myclass.cls' not found." I  
> looked at "/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf" and made  
> sure that TEXMFHOME was set to "$HOME/Libarary/texmf" and I tried  
> using texhash, but after doing so I still got the same error when  
> trying to typeset my file. Why might this be happening?

That's weird indeed! You did everything right (as a matter of fact,  
texhash isn't necessary for anything you put into ~/Library/texmf).

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