commits+karl at tug.org commits+karl at tug.org
Sat Sep 18 16:30:27 CEST 2021

Revision: 60536
Author:   karl
Date:     2021-09-18 16:30:27 +0200 (Sat, 18 Sep 2021)
Log Message:
more clues about PATH setting

Modified Paths:

Modified: trunk/Master/texmf-dist/doc/texlive/texlive-en/texlive-en.tex
--- trunk/Master/texmf-dist/doc/texlive/texlive-en/texlive-en.tex	2021-09-18 08:20:21 UTC (rev 60535)
+++ trunk/Master/texmf-dist/doc/texlive/texlive-en/texlive-en.tex	2021-09-18 14:30:27 UTC (rev 60536)
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@
-\date{June 2021}
+\date{September 2021}
@@ -1032,7 +1032,7 @@
 For Bourne-compatible shells such as \prog{bash}, and using Intel x86
-GNU/Linux and a default directory setup as an example, the file to edit
+GNU/Linux and the \TL\ default directory setup as an example, the file to edit
 might be \filename{$HOME/.profile} (or another file sourced by
 \filename{.profile}), and the lines to add would look like this:
@@ -1051,10 +1051,15 @@
 setenv INFOPATH /usr/local/texlive/2021/texmf-dist/doc/info:$INFOPATH
-If you already have settings somewhere in your ``dot'' files, naturally
-the \TL\ directories should be merged in as appropriate.
+If you're not on an \code{x86\_64-linux} platform, use the appropriate
+platform name; similarly, if you didn't install in the default
+directory, change the directory name. The \TL\ installer reports the
+full lines to use at the end of installation.
+If you already have \envname{PATH} settings somewhere in your startup
+files, merge in the \TL\ directories as you see fit.
 \subsubsection{Environment variables: Global configuration}
@@ -2188,7 +2193,7 @@
 \item[\CODE{,}] Separates items in brace expansion.
 \item[\CODE{//}] Subdirectory expansion (can occur anywhere in
     a path, except at its beginning).
-\item[\CODE{\%{\rm\ or }\#}] Start of comment.
+\item[\CODE{\%{\rm\ and }\#}] Start of comment.
 \item[\CODE{\bs}] At the end of a line, continuation character to allow
     multi-line entries.
 \item[\CODE{!!}] Search \emph{only} database to locate file, \emph{do

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