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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue May 19 00:54:05 CEST 2009

On Di, 19 Mai 2009, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> I'd prefer -setup.ini taking precedence over PATH env var, for the sake of
> "portable" installations, where you don't want the local system's PATH to
> interfere. (I'm thinking of a complete TL+texworks system on USB stick.)

For this we also would need the ability to specify relative paths for
defaultbinpaths, which is currently *not* possible (AFAIR/S). You will
not know which drive letter you will get.

We have the same problem with texlive ...

Best wishes


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