[metapost] macro path
jkitz at verizon.net
Sun Mar 25 17:07:54 CEST 2007
> First of all, it is better to put your own files into the texmf-local
> directory. This prevents the files from being lost if you replace
> TL2005 by a newer release.
> The texmf-local tree should have the same directory structure as
> texmf-dist because files are searched in paths defined in texmf.cnf,
> which is the main configuration file.
> After new files had been installed you have to run texhash in order to
> update the file database.
> There are some significant differences between TeXLive and MikTeX.
> An introduction is in
> If you are new to TeXLive it is highly recommended to read this file.
That is all excellent advice, thank you. The texhash brought success
with the file in texmf-dist, but not when put in texmf-local. I have
tried changes to texmf.cnf as directed in
but no success yet. As newb to both TexLive and Linux, there is much to
learn, but I sense there is something obvious I am missing. Sorry this
is off MPost topic per se, and thanks for your tolerance.
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