[tex-live] TEXMFHOME when using install-tl on a Mac

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Oct 5 22:11:54 CEST 2011

On 2011-10-05 at 12:26:21 -0700, Maxwell, Adam R wrote:

 > On Oct 5, 2011, at 11:51, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
 > >    If you don't want to read the basic install documentation and
 > > just want to install everything in TeX Live, on a Unix-like
 > > system, a minimal recipe follows. Special considerations for
 > > Windows are described separately. For MacOSX, we recommend
 > > installing MacTeX, which contains all of TeX Live (and a few
 > > Mac-specific additions).
 > An additional way to install TL on Mac OS is to use TeX Live
 > Utility, which has the default variables for TEXMFHOME, TEXMFVAR,
 > TEXMFCONFIG set to the same values used by MacTeX.

But if you install TeX Live, it doesn't matter where MacTeX looks for
files.  Or did I misunderstand something?


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