[tex-live] Question about installation
olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Wed Sep 29 20:21:51 CEST 2004
George Stewart writes:
> I have intalled TeXLive edition 9/2003 to run in my Windows 2000 system. I
> selected the full installation.
> I am trying to have TeX (the one that is part of TeXLive) be able to find
> certain macro files that I have located outside the TeXLive directories. (In
> my case, they are in C: "Program Files"\PCTeX\PCTeXv5".)
> I edited the TEXMF.CNF file to include the following:
> TEXINPUTS.tex =
> Please note that $ProgramFiles is an environment variable that is set to
> "C:\Program Files".
> This much I verified with the command
> c:\> kpsewhich -expand-var $ProgramFiles
> which returns the value
> c:> \Program Files
Just "\Program Files"?
Not "C:\Program Files"?
> However, this does not help. When I run tex within TexLive (from DOS
> command), for example
> tex sample
> (sample.tex is a file which includes the command \input\mac1)
> tex is unable to find the file mac1--even though it is in the directory tree
> which I specified in the TEXINPUTS variable.
tex -kpathsea-debug=-1 sample
will print a lot of debugging info about what is searched where. This
may help tracking down the problem.
> Thanks for your help.
> George A. Stewart
> Concord, NH
> TUG member
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