[tex-live] binaries in texlive/texmf-local/bin?

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Sat May 26 13:15:55 CEST 2007

Hi Akira,

On Sat, 26 May 2007, Akira Kakuto wrote:

> > normally i throw freshly compiled local binaries (pdftex, metapost,
> > luatex) just into texlive/2007/bin/<architecture> where they
> > overwrite the original ones, which is somehow messy. Is there some
> > way instead to put them into texlive/texmf-local/bin, so that the
> > rest of the texlive/2007 tree can still be used?
> If you use texlive/2007/bin/mybin for fresh binaries, $SELFAUTOPARENT
> and $SELFAUTODIR are the same as those for
> texlive/2007/bin/<architexture>. Thus binaries in both directories can
> be used.

oh, that's a neat solution, many thanks!

Regards, Hartmut

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