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

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Tue May 19 00:58:58 CEST 2009

On 18/05/2009, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> T T a écrit :
>> (user settings) + (PATH env var) + (defaults from -setup.ini) +
>> (compiled-in defaults)
>> This way the user settings take precedence, followed by what's found
>> in the environment and there is still fallback on on some defaults.
>> Only user defined part would need to be shown/managed in GUI.
> 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.)

That is fine too. For TL I already wrote a .bat launcher
(bin/win32/texworks.bat) that prepends the bin dir to the path, so
that wouldn't be a problem anyway.



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