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Re: what is interfering texlive?
On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 2:05 AM, Ken Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Steven Woody wrote:
>> I was always using cygwin and today I installed texlive 2008 on my
>> computer. ?But I found if I run texlive's xelatex command on my
>> cygwin bash prompt, it will always return a "Program is not found"
>> error. When I run the same command line under dos command prompt,
>> it was fine.
>> In my .bash_profile, the texlive path is set to be searched firstly.
>> Can anyone give me a clue?
> I haven't used that software, so these are only suggestions.
> The Tex Live documentation site <http://www.tug.org/texlive/doc.html>
> has a link titled, "Binaries for i386-cygwin". ?You apparently
> installed the win32 version, but maybe that one would be better.
Actually, there is no a word 'i366-cygwin' in the first page of the
> Try these under bash:
> ?echo "$PATH"
> Carefully look to insure the path is correct.
> ?type xelatex
> If the 'type' command can't find it, it's a different kind of problem
> than not being able to execute.
> ?chmod +x xelatax
> Maybe bash doesn't recognize it as an executable.
> -Ken Jackson
Now, I think I found the problem: I reinstalled the texlive (that is
2008) and put it in c:\texlive rather than "c:\Program File\texlive",
then it works! I guess this is because the space in texlive's path
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