[tex-k] Kpathsearch tilde expansion bug
karl at freefriends.org
Mon Dec 1 01:47:05 CET 2008
Thanks for writing.
because the Kpathsea library manual (for v 3.5.6) did not give any
indication about it.
The kpse version distributed with TL 2008 is 3.5.7. That is when the
Windows-specific behavior of ~ was implemented.
A sentence about this behavior in section 3.3.3 of
this document would be helpful.
Indeed, in the v3.5.7 version, I had added this sentence:
On Windows, the environment variable `USERPROFILE' is checked instead
It's online at http://tug.org/texinfohtml/kpathsea.html, FWIW.
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