[texhax] [tex-live] Source of TikZ manual

Steven Woody narkewoody at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 04:42:48 CET 2009

2009/12/17 Susan Dittmar <Susan.Dittmar at gmx.de>:
> Quoting Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard (mpg at elzevir.fr):
>> Steven Woody a écrit :
>> > Yes. But still failed.  I think this is a directory layout problem.
>> > The Make file set the TEXINPUTS=../../text-en for me, it amounts to:
>> >
>> > $ TEXINPUTS=../../text-en pdflatex pgfmanual.tex
>> >
>> Really? Are you sure it's not 'TEXINPUTS=../../text-en:' with a trailing colon?
>> Without a trailing colon, the default search paths are not used any more...
> OK, I admit to only having tested the Makefile. There the command line
> expands to (syntax for shell/bash):
> TEXINPUTS="../../text-en:${TEXINPUTS}" pdflatex pgfmanual.tex
>        Susan

Any TEXINPUTS method does not work. Even I added '.' to the TEXINPUTS
list, pdflatex still cannot find pgfmanual.tex under the current

So I have to cp pgfmanual.tex to the ../../text-en and modify some
file references by \input{...}, and this works.

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