[tex-live] Re: tex4ht bugfix

Eitan Gurari gurari at cis.ohio-state.edu
Mon Feb 3 20:49:32 CET 2003


Tex4ht apparently had a broken code for reseting TEX4HTFONTSET, with
the help of xputenv, based on the information provided in the
i-records.  I placed a revised version of tex4ht.c at


I wonder whether that will suffice to solve the interaction problems
of tex4ht with kpathsea.


 > > The only issue needing resolution is with regard to the i-records that
 > > provide directions to the htf files:
 > >      i at texmf@\tex4ht\ht-fonts\!
 > Yes, it's just what I asked for. As my knowledge is no so deep in the
 > source's nuances, I'll try to recapitulate:
 > 1. web2c/kpathsea version uses texmf.cnf with the following:
 > TEX4HTFONTSET=alias,iso8859
 > TEX4HTINPUTS=.;$TEXMF/tex4ht/base//;$TEXMF/tex4ht/ht-fonts/{$TEX4HTFONTSET}//
 > T4HTINPUTS=.;$TEXMF/tex4ht/base//
 > which seems to be OK as default.
 > 2. .;$TEXMF/tex4ht/base// contains specific for tex4ht stuff 
 > tex4ht.env configuration file, which can/should be configurable by the user 
 > and can be found a) in the working directory, then b) in the subdirectories 
 > tex4ht/base/ existing in (expanded) $TEXMF, but (as for kpathsea)
 > only first hit matches.
 > 3. the only problem left is how to set i-records in tex4ht.env
 > to be configurable by the user and really read by tex4ht.
 > @texmf@/, kpatsea{TEXMF}/, ~~/ or some other notation should be adopted
 > and used in a consistent way in tex4ht.in (sources) and ready tex4ht.env.
 > Ps. Olaf, many thanks for extracting tex4htk for testing.

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