[tex-live] behaviour of kpsewhich on case-insensitive mac system

Enrico Gregorio enrico.gregorio at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 01:01:46 CEST 2017

> On 20 Sep 2017, at 00:45 , Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem with case sensitivity is as follows:
> A user on a case insensitive file system has files MAIN.TEX and CHAPTER1.TEX. The MAIN.TEX contains the following line:
> \input chapter1

I should add something I see rather frequently;


which is accepted on Windows, but of course breaks on case sensitive systems. Or




where it should be IEEEtran in order to be compatible across systems.

I understand that TeX Live/Windows likes/needs to be compatible with MiKTeX; 
were it for me, I’d not allow it.


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