# [pdftex] PTEX.FileName contains file system information

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Aug 6 22:15:45 CEST 2007

```Stephan Hennig wrote:

> Those users who know about PTEX.FileName have far better chances to get
> TeX do what they want - set \pdfptexfilename to 1 - than those who don't
> know - and needed to set \pdfptexfilename to 0.
>
> I did not get much support for my proposal, so I think I should be
> satisfied with a new primitive.  No need to discuss this further.
> Honestly, thanks for your work on pdfTeX!

well, changed to pdftex are to be upward compatible, so this is the most
we can do; maybe the macro package you use is less strick and will
disable ptex by default or at least provide means to set this system wide

Hans

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