[texworks] [patch] using env PATH on Unix instead of compiled defaults

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon May 18 23:54:22 CEST 2009

T T wrote:
> On 18/05/2009, Stefan L?ffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> IIRC, MikTeX doesn't register properly in the path. At least I think I
>> had to tell some LaTeX editors where to find it back in my Windows days.
>> They may also have changed it in the meantime, but I wouldn't rely
>> solely on the path on Windows.
>> In general I'd suggest to keep the paths as they were in the sources so
>> far *in addition* to respecting the path. This raises the question of
>> which to prefer, however. And this depends on if (how) all these paths
>> are shown to the user.
> I would propose to construct the search path in the following way:
> (user settings) + (PATH env var) + (defaults from -setup.ini) +
> (compiled-in defaults)

why not also + binpath-where-texworks resides

that way we can dump texwork in the regular tex bin path and tex 
binaries wil work without configuration

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