texmf.cnf for BLU

Thomas Esser te@informatik.uni-hannover.de
Sat, 11 Mar 2000 14:06:27 +0100 (MET)

> The last one variable is rather not for ``where pdftex finds included 
> figures files!'', I'm rather sure that nobody put his figures here ;-), 
> but is _very important for finding first_ texmf/pdftex/config/psfonts.map
> (which, in turn, can be different from texmf/dvips/config/psfonts.map).
> The last question: if pdf* do not use psfonts.map from the dvips/config/
> (or it use it as the last resort) why it use the same file name?

Good questions. Playing games with search paths should be avoided whenever
it is possible.

> I remember Thomas' work with updmap. Perhaps old ideas are not so bad...