[tex-live] [TL 2013 pretest] Win32's fc-cache doesn't read the variable `FC_CACHEDIR` and `FONTCONFIG_PATH` in texmf.cnf file

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Tue May 21 11:38:42 CEST 2013

On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 06:27:10PM +0900, Akira Kakuto wrote:
> Dear Qing Lee,
> >    FONTCONFIG_PATH = $TEXMFVAR/fonts/conf
> >    FC_CACHEDIR     = $TEXMFVAR/xetex-cache
> Sorry for the change.  FONTCONFIG_PATH and FC_CACHEDIR are not used
> in TL 2013.  They are fixed as
> $TEXMFSYSVAR/fonts/conf
> $TEXMFSYSVAR/fonts/cache
> I'll recover them, if they are convenient,  in the next year: TL 2014.
> I completely forgot to inform the change.

This can be a problem if users work with a TeX installation to which
they do not have write access, e.g. on a network share.

Siep Kroonenberg

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