[tex-live] texdoc error

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Mon Sep 1 22:55:19 CEST 2008

Philip TAYLOR scripsit (01.09.2008 22:47)
> OK, I've fiddled and fudged a lot more,
> and still have no reliable way of launching
> AR 8.1; can you tell me (in words a non-Unix
> person will understand !) why we need to
> call kpse.set_program_name at all ?!
Sure. kpse.set_program_name allows to use other kpse.* functions later, and
those are used to find essential information such as TL's install path and so
on. So it's really not something we can get rid of in the wrapper.

As you can see, it *should* be totally unrelated to the problem.

> P.S. It doesn't fall over if AR 8.1 is
> already running; that may yield a clue ...

Well, this is a clue that the problem is probably to hard for me to
understand. To be honest, this sh*t is getting on my nerves: it should NOT
happen, this doesn't sound rational.


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