[texworks] Why is $PATH ignored?

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 19:35:07 CEST 2008

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 11:53 AM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> Why does texworks ignore the PATH environment variable? My TeX Live
> binaries are in /usr/local/texlive/2008/bin/x86_64-linux, and this
> directory is in my PATH, but texworks won't find it until I set it in
> the preferences dialog.
> I think the directories specified in this dialog should be added to the
> regular PATH (preferably with lower priority), not override it.
> Manuel.

Would be it possible to get self-contained binaries. My Dept main
server uses RedHat

(I am not the boss there but it will be very handy for many people)


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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