texmfcnf.lua is broken for ConTeXt.

amano.kenji amano.kenji at proton.me
Sun Aug 21 09:09:07 CEST 2022

`kpsewhich -var-value SELFAUTOPARENT` returns `/`.
However, mtxrun is separate from kpathsea.
mtxrun does its own thing.

It seems mtxrun refuses to accept '/' as SELFAUTOPARENT.

------- Original Message -------
On Saturday, August 20th, 2022 at 1:08 PM, Norbert Preining <norbert at preining.info> wrote:

> > I suspect either mtxrun or texmfcnf.lua refuses to accept "/" as selfautoparent.
> > Since mtxrun of TexLive OS package is in /usr/bin, selfautodir should be /usr, and selfautoparent should be /.
> You can easily check by
> kpsewhich -var-value SELFAUTOPARENT
> asuming that kpsewhich and mtxrun are in the same directory.
> But then, the semantics of texmfcnf.lua is complete unknown to me.
> I don't know what Hans is doing there.
> Best
> Norbert
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