[tex-live] [pdftex] PDF 1.5 by default in TL 2010

Manuel Pegourie-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Wed Jan 13 14:27:38 CET 2010

[removing the pdftex list from this subthread]

Philip TAYLOR a écrit :
> Manuel Pegourie-Gonnard wrote:
>  > Texdoc can't guess. But there is a personal config file
>  > (TEXMFHOME/texdoc/texdoc.cnf) where you can set your preferred viewers.
>  > (The plain old way: by giving the full path to the appropriate program,
>  > rather that any file association.)
> Hmmm.  TL 2009 : how do I find the value of "TEXMFHOME" ?
> It isn't an environment variable, and the TL Manager doesn't
> seem willing to disclose it even under the "Configuration"
> tab, which is where I had (half-)expected it to be shewn ...
kpsewhich --var-value TEXMFHOME

But texdoc kindly takes care of it for you :-) Try

texdoc --files


PS: it makes little sense (if any) to change this value after installation, 
so I don't think it should be in tlmgr's configuration tab. Maybe an 'info' 
tab (or now, dialog) with read-only values like this one would be useful. I 
don't know.

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