[tex-live] Pscryrliic Fonts for TeXLive

Edd Barrett vext01 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 10:35:54 CEST 2007

On 21/08/07, Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:
> Edd Barrett writes:
> The main purpose of TEXMF[SYS]VAR is that in some cases the main texmf
> tree is read-only.  Consider the live system where everything is on
> the DVD.  In this case you need another directory tree for generated
> files.

Yup, understood.

> Setting TEXMFSYSVAR = $TEXMFMAIN should work.  However, I'm wondering
> why the search order is wrong on your system.  Did you change
> texmf.cnf yourself?

After thinking about it I think that there should be separate trees. I
have not ammended the search path. Today I was going to research what
the double exclaims meant in the TEXMF = {} parts.

> BTW, kpsewhich tells you which file is actually used, while kpsewhere
> shows all files with a particular name.


> Regards,
>   Reinhard

Many Thanks

Best Regards



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