[tex-live] TEXINPUTS, pdfTeX and texmf.cnf

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Sep 22 06:56:49 CEST 2003

On Mon, 2003-09-22 at 06:45, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> The problem I would really want to have solved (and *not* wait another 
> year for a problem that has caused and will probably cause me some 
> support trouble) is that for TeX-based formats, an additional line in 
> fmtutil.cnf is enough, but for pdfTeX-based one needs also to create 
> another entry in texmf.cnf (for TEXINPUTS so pdftex.cfg can be found).

looking at the contents of texmf/pdftex, adding pdftex to the default
TEXINPUTS would seem to have no possibility of disaster, actually. if
someone else wants to action this, they can. I don't dare, an hour or
two before I leave the country....


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