[pdftex] Upgrade 13d -> 14f failed

Thomas Esser te at informatik.uni-hannover.de
Fri Jan 19 14:58:19 CET 2001

> » Solution: add the line
> »   export TEXMFCNF=`kpsewhich -show-path=.cnf`
> » somewhere (e.g. your .bashrc or /etc/profile).
> how is it supposed to work? 
> kpsewhich using exactly the same way to locate the texmf.cnf file as
> the other programs, how can it be that kpsewhich finds it & the other
> programs don't?

I assume that kpsewhich is the binary compiled by SuSE. They use a
non-standard compile-time TEXMFCNF path.

My suggestion helps on SuSE systems where the pdftex binary is replaced
by the version that Thanh provides.


More information about the pdftex mailing list