[tex-live] getnonfreefonts --help

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 15:05:47 CET 2009

On Wednesday 28 January 2009, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> 2009/1/28 Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at gmail.com>:
> >> ...
> >> but why doesn't it test whether the fonts are actually installed
> >> globally on the system, taht would be a nice addition.
> >
> > But why does mine say TEXMFHOME is not set?  How do I set it?  This is a
> > brand-new installation.
> dou you have your TL bin directory at the beginning of PATH? Setting
> TEXMFHOME should not be necessary because it's obtained by call to
> kpsewhich. You can test it by
> kpsewhich --expand-path=\$TEXMFHOME
> It should return the value even without the need of explicit setting.
> It is the very way used by getnonfreefonts.

This is weird because normal commands (e.g. pdflatex) work fine:
pdflatex amshelp.tex
This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.1415926-1.40.9 (Web2C 7.5.7)

Notice it found my texlive-2008 stuff just fine.

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