[texworks] texmf.cnf

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Dec 24 15:30:21 CET 2009

On 24-12-2009 13:35, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 24 Dec 2009, at 11:58, Stefan Löffler wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 2009-12-24 12:35, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>> I wanted to see what has changed in texworks and downloaded the
>>> windows version.
>> You can see the changes also from the GC page (Project Home ->  Updates
>> or Source ->  Changes) ;).
>>> It fails to start due to the fact that it wants to load a texmf.cnf
>>> file. It shows some funny path as message. Anyhow, why is there that
>>> hard coded dependency on the tex tree?
>> I didn't find any reference to such a file in the sources. It may be due
>> to Jonathan's build setup, or it may be unrelated entirely. Anyway, what
>> is the exact error message? And how did you start it (from an Icon in
>> the start menu/desktop/somewhere or from the command line).
>> -Stefan
> I can't think of any reason it would want to load texmf.cnf. Please clarify the exact error, as Stefan requested.

ah, ok, as it isn't in the bin then i looked on all my paths and found a 
texworks.bat in my tex live bin path, so it's not texworks.exe but that 
bat file .. when i remove all traces of texworks in my tl tree it works ok


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