[tex-live] Windows (MSYS2) : kpathsea does not find texmf.cnf

Vincent Torri vincent.torri at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 04:38:49 CEST 2016

On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 4:32 AM, Akira Kakuto <kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp> wrote:
> Dear Vincent,
>> There is no other option, like setting an environment variable (TEXMF*
>> environment variable) ? Otherwise, that's very annoying as it force me
>> to install all the program using my library in that directory.
>> so I have texmf.cnf in
>> E:/Documents/programmes_x86/texlive/2016
> Define the env variable TEXMFCNF as
> TEXMFCNF=E:/Documents/programmes_x86/texlive/2016;
> The trailing semicolon is important. If the semicolon does not exist,
> texmf.cnf is searched only in E:/Documents/programmes_x86/texlive/2016.

1) I've just tried this. My program seems to hang.

2) I tried E:/Documents/programmes_x86/texlive/2016: (with : at the
end) and I get

warning: kpathsea: configuration file texmf.cnf not found in these
directories: E;E:/Documents/MSYS2/Documents/programmes_x86/texlive/2016.

Vincent Torri

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