[tex-live] Solved: the preforce problem I had. Request

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Sun Feb 8 18:43:24 CET 2004

Thomas Esser writes:

>> eh .. i don't know the details but are you saying that texmf.cnf is 
>> generated from the source tree? if so, whow ...

> tex/kpathsea/texmf.in in the source tree contains most of the final
> texmf.cnf file. Basically, the texmf.cnf is made from texmf.in by putting
> the right installation prefixes (@texmf@, @vartexfonts@, @prefix@) into
> some of the variables. The reason is that you can decide about these
> variables at configure-time and automatically get a matching config file
> installed into your texmf tree.

Actually, I'd like to be able to have the texmf.cnf distributed with
the texmf tree, instead of carrying the texmf.in in the kpathsea tree.

Olaf Weber

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