[tex-live] texdoc: complain_about_old_envvar

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 19:44:54 CEST 2008

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 2:06 PM, Heiko Oberdiek
<oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de> wrote:

> Hello Manuel,
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 12:00:34AM +0200, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
>> Heiko Oberdiek scripsit (22.08.2008 15:33)
>> >   Different texdoc versions require different environment variables,
>> > thus the old variables must be set if several versions are in use.
>> Oh, I didn't think of this situation. How do you happen to run several
>> versions on the same account by the way?

Can't speak for the OP, but I routinely have several TeX Live versions
going and use environment modules <http://modules.sourceforge.net/>.
This is used to set the PATH and whatever other variables are needed.
It isn't much use for people who rely on GUI exclusively, and I do
have to restart emacs if I want to use auctex with a different PATH.
The problem of TL2008 seeing variables appropriate to TL2007
should not arise.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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