[tex-live] texmf-dist -> texmf for TL'13

Nicolas Richard theonewiththeevillook at yahoo.fr
Fri Jan 25 11:04:30 CET 2013

Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> writes:

> I think it is a good idea

FWIW, I like the idea too, especially since I often wondered why there were
two directories (so thanks for the explanation, too.)

> BTW: does anyone know how to ask an existing TL installation where it
> has placed the equivalents of texmf-var and texmf-config?? i.e. if the
> users has used the advanced installer to place things in alternative
> locations?

Maybe this is naive, but I can do the following on my install :

$ kpsewhich -expand-var='$TEXMFSYSCONFIG'
$ kpsewhich -expand-var='$TEXMFSYSVAR'


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