[tex-live] Search path order problem.

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Thu Apr 5 04:39:45 CEST 2007

> In general, the stuff in texmf "goes with" the actual distribution
> binaries.  Essentially, it's what is installed by make install out
> of the sources.  Pool files and so on.  No good would come of trying
> to override them in texmf-local.  Developers who actually want to
> use texmf-local or another tree to play with different versions can
> easily change the definition of TEXMF.
> By this distinction, there are some files in texmf/ which really
> shouldn't be there.  The one I just learned about is cid-x.map,
> which is expected to be edited.  I guess I'll need to move that to
> texmf-dist.

Please document this in big fat letters.


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