[TxMt] Re: Latex bundle troubleshooting II

Guido Governatori gvdgdo at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 20:14:34 UTC 2008

On 19/11/2008, at 4:58 AM, Alex Ross wrote:

> On Nov 18, 2008, at 5:40 PM, Achilleas Lazarides wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> Seems I am still having some trouble with the latex bundle.
>> Basically, the first time I attempt to typeset after launching
>> textmate, I
>> get:
>> ==================================================
>> The current PATH is:
>> /usr/bin
>> /bin
>> /usr/sbin
>> /sbin
>> Please add the directory containing “kpsewhich” to PATH in
>> TextMate's Shell
>> Variables preferences.
>> Alternatively, the PATH can be retrieved from Terminal but this
>> requires a
>> relaunch:
>> (button to perform this operation)
>> ==================================================
>> Now as a matter of fact the correct path is present in my shell
>> variables in
>> textmate's preferences (in "shell variables" under "advanced"), as
>> opposed to
>> just /usr/bin, /bin and sbin as mentioned in the message;
>> furthermore, it is
>> already in my usual PATH. If I do click on the button, it quits and
>> restarts
>> and everything is ok. Checking the preferences, a new PATH var has
>> been added,
>> containing my shell path. This addition occurs even if the exact
>> same path
>> variable is already present in textmate's preferences.
>> If I now quit and restart textmate, the same process is repeated,
>> and a new
>> path variable added to the preferences before I can typeset
>> (identical to the
>> other ones already there), and everything works after that, until I
>> quit
>> again, and so on.
>> This did not happen before I updated my latex and support bundles.
>> Maybe I'm just being thick, but I can't see what is going on, and
>> this is
>> starting to get annoying. Any ideas?
> Update TextMate to bleeding edge by ⌥+Click (Option+click) the
> “Check for updates…” button in TextMate's Software Update
> preference pane.

I had the same problem  and updating to the cutting edge did not help.  
I had to include /usr/texbin in the path in ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist

All the best

Guido Governatori

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