LaTeXML Portfile issues

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Jul 6 12:09:08 PDT 2014

On Jul 4, 2014, at 6:15 AM, Bruce Miller <bruce.miller at> wrote:

>  I'd like to draw attention to the ticket
> where there are a couple of issues to improve
> the Portfile.
> Basically, during installation, I'd like to
> be able to detect whether there is _any_
> TeX installation available (whether MacPort's
> own texlive, or MacTeX or _any_ other TeX).
> This allows LaTeXML to install it's own style
> files into the TeX distribution.  I attempted
> to do this by looking for "kpsewhich",
> but it turns out that the user's $PATH is not
> visible within port.  Is there any approved
> way to do this?

Users who wish to use MacTeX instead of MacPorts TeXlive are expected to install MacTeX manually and add /usr/texbin/bin to binpath in macports.conf.

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