[tex-live] Re: paranoid file handling
olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Fri Nov 5 20:52:50 CET 2004
Hans Hagen writes:
> Hi (probably Olaf),
> When openin_any = p we get:
> pdfetex: Not writing to
> /somepath/www.pragma-pod.com/someplace/somefile (openin_any = p).
> The message is kind of wrong, since it should be "Not reading from".
Hm. Need to check that.
> I wonder why this file is not read since it's not something
> or: shouldn't period prevention be limited to the occurence of . and
> .. path segments only? Nowadays paths with periods in it are rather
The period is not the reason: you've specified an absolute path for
which TEXINPUTS doesn't contain a "root".
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