[tex-live] tlmgr and TEXINPUTS

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue Nov 9 14:44:06 CET 2010

Am Tue, 9 Nov 2010 14:03:59 +0900 schrieb Norbert Preining:

>> see my point in as to how difficult this is? and how confusing
>> this will be for users? or for people coming from MikTeX to TL
> Are you sur Miktex allows dropping files into arbitrary dirs, also
> direct into the root of a texmf tree?

No, miktex doesn't allow this. If you mount a complete tds-tree and
you get another tds tree. All applications (latex, bibtex,
makeindex, ....) will find their files in this tree only if the
files are in the normal subfolders. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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