[tex-live] FInding locally installed packages in different environments

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Sat Apr 21 12:02:06 CEST 2018

> My suggestion is to turn optimization off.  Everything then still
> works as before with a small loss of performance.  But if performance
> really matters, users can still activate ls-R database lookup for
> TEXMFHOME at any time.

  Your conclusion may be warranted, but that’s a really bad argument.
Reversing a program’s behaviour after 25 years because “users can
always” change their configuration is just gratuitous and almost never a
good idea.



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