[tex-k] Interesting problems with EPS file searchng (with dvips)
Fri, 30 Nov 2001 11:43:41 +0900
From: Thomas Esser <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [tex-k] Interesting problems with EPS file searchng (with dvips)
> > I have a look at kpathsea sources. It seems that
> > explicit relative names are treated similarly as absolute names.
> > Thus you must be in /path/to/dvi to include ./eps/foo.eps
> > irrespective of the value of TEXPICTS.
> Hm... What about
> $ mkdir -p a/b/c
> $ touch a/b/c/d.tex
> $ TEXINPUTS=a/b kpsewhich c/d
> so relative paths just seem to work the right way in this case.
'Explicit relative' means ./something or ../something.
And I think the behavior of Kpathsea is rather natural.
> $ TEXINPUTS=a/b kpsewhich ./c/d
> does not work, but why not just omit "./"?