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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sat Nov 17 13:34:23 CET 2007

On Fr, 16 Nov 2007, Karl Berry wrote:
> Also, it's not clear to me that it is desirable to search all the
> directories in a given tree (~/texmf or whatever) before all the
> first-level items (latex/ in this case) in all the trees.  In fact, it
> seems to me that that would have a much greater chance of finding the
> wrong file.

Definitely, that's the reason to have the dirs named after the format at
the beginning. No, no change for this.

Best wishes


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