I'm venturing into writing my own packages, but LaTeX is not finding them.
I working on a iMac OS X, but I don't want to use
TEXMFHOME=~/Library/texmf. I would like to put my packages in a different directory: for the sake of this post let's call it
TEXINPUTS is set as
TEXINPUTS=.:~/private/texmf//: and works perfectly well for standard
.tex files. But when I place a new
.sty file in these directories, LaTeX complains that they can't be found.
I've tried numerous things. The two most notable are:
Both times, I've entered
~/private/texmf and run
sudo texhash to update everything (I've never had to do this before). I've moved to the directory in which my packages are located
~/private/texmf/tex/latex/packages/ and called
texhash again. All to no avail.
I've search the web and this site for clues about what to do:
What's mentioned above is what seemed to be suggested at various different sites. Nothing's working.