[tex-live] can TeXLive under ubuntu 7.10 access style files in a Windows partition?

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Nov 5 02:03:52 CET 2007

Zdenek Wagner writes:

 > MikTeX has its own system for file databases. It is better to use just
 > $MIKTEX without exclamation marks. If you prepend !! and you update
 > MikTeX, you have to refresh the database in MikTeX from its options
 > dialogue as well as by texhash (=mktexlsr) in Linux. And the partition
 > with MikTeX must be mounted, must be writable and the path must be in
 > TEXMFDBS. Without !! search will be slower but you will have less
 > problems with administration.

It depends oo the size of the tree.  If it's small I agree with you.
But if it's huge, it's worth the extra effort.


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