Relative paths with windows path separator does not work in TeXlive2019.

Akira Kakuto kakuto at
Fri Jul 26 00:23:24 CEST 2019

Dear Kirill,

> In TeX Live 2015, not this year,  all of the following work on windows:
> pdftex test-test
> pdftex test-t~1
> pdftex c:/somedirectory/test-t~1
> pdftex c:/somedi~1/test-t~1

In the recent releases, the support of 8.3 names, like test-t~1.tex,
was removed. Thus pdftex test-t~1 does not work.
Please don't use short names.

For the directory separator, please use forward slash "/".
Sorry for the inconvenience.


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