[tex-live] TeX Distribution Preference Pane does not recognize MacPorts TeX Live

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Sun Apr 12 20:49:23 CEST 2015

On Apr 12, 2015, at 03:41 , Davide Liessi wrote:

> Dear all,
> I installed MacTeX 2013, MacTeX basic 2014 and TeX Live 2014 via MacPorts on my Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) machine.
> Only the first two are listed in the TeX Distribution Preference Pane.
> Both /usr/texbin and /opt/local/bin (MacPorts bin directory) are listed in $PATH in this order.
> What am I doing wrong?

This really belongs on the <MacOSX-TeX at email.esm.psu.edu> mailing list, since it is very specific to OS X.

But first: why both the MacTex and TeX Live installations?  And why MacTeX 2013, and not 2014?

Justin C. Walker
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