[tex-live] xdvi VFFONTS

Paul Vojta vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU
Fri Feb 21 12:53:25 CET 2003

> From: Stefan Ulrich <stefan.ulrich at dsl.pipex.com>
> Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 09:22:58 +0000
> To: Gerben Wierda <Sherlock at rna.nl>, vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU, texlive at tug.org
> Subject: Re: [tex-live] xdvi VFFONTS
> ... But he had observed that they seemed to be no longer
> needed with current xdvi[2] (and it also worked for me without
> them). It seems that this change was introduced in xdvi-22.65;
> http://math.berkeley.edu/~vojta/xdvi.html says:
>    22.65 [23 October 2002] ... Changed some environment variable
>       names for compatibility with Kpathsea.
> Paul, can you confirm this? Should the corresponding paragraph
> from xdvi's INSTALL be removed?

The change in 22.65 changed only the environment variable names, not
the semantics.  teTeX's current settings will work, but you will lose
the benefit of ls-R since %q is missing.


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