[tex-live] kpsewhich search order and how to change it

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Nov 16 15:36:54 CET 2007

On Fr, 16 Nov 2007, Philip K.F. Hölzenspies wrote:
> The ls-R in my texmf was where kpsewhere found the files in the first place, I 
> think. I deleted ~/texmf/ls-R. Results are the same, only much, much slower. 
> After rehashing (i.e. making a new ls-R), the results are still the same.

Hmm, this is strange.

	kpsewhich -progname latex  -show-path .tex

gives any hint?

(Mind, I am not an expert with kpathsea searching, it is a mystery)

Best wishes


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