[tex-live] reliability of ~/texmf in TeXLive and other distros?

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Dec 11 17:28:08 CET 2009

T T a écrit :
>> Did you do
>>        kpsewhich -expand-var='$TEXMFHOME'
>> mind the $!!! WIthout it you will not get anything not even on TL2009 ;-)
> I tried w/ and w/o and no joy in either case.
Which is not a big surprise. The way MikTeX handles trees is quite different
from the TeX Live / teTeX model. Actually, there's no reason that a particular
kpse variable exists on MikTeX. Don't forget it's not web2c-based and kpsewhich
is only (superficially) emulated.


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