[tex-live] regarding the env var TEXMFCNF

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk
08 Oct 2002 22:38:39 +0100

On Tue, 2002-10-08 at 20:04, Walter Tautz wrote:
> As noted in your docs. If one installs the provided binaries as oppose
> to compiling from source,
> one needs to tell the binaries where texmf.cnf is. by setting TEXMFCNF
>  . I was
> wondering if  install-cd.sh could specifically ask for the value of this
> parameter. In my
> case I'm moving the whole package to a completely diifferent directory
> /software/tex-texlive-7/data/texmf.

I don't think it would be very sensible for our install-cd.sh
to try and tinker with settings in /etc/XXXX. It is not advanced
enough to do this kind of delicate surgery.

I expect Thomas can comment better than me?
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