[tex-live] texlive docs --- lucida fonts?

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Thu Jan 25 09:34:05 CET 2007

Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:

>>>>>> "ivo" == ivo welch <ivo_welch at brown.edu> writes:
>   > I also had a TEXMFLOCAL variable from my previous distros.
> Do you talk about environment variables?  Why should anyone want to
> define TEXMFLOCAL in the environment?

Oh, people do that all the time.  Every couple of months, we've got a
bug in the Debian BTS saying "after updating teTeX from $ancient_version
to $still_ancient_version_but_newest_in_a_certain_Debian_release latex
stopped working completely, you idiots", and it turns out that people
have funny settings of environment variables called TEXMF, TEXINPUTS,
TEXMFwhoknowswhat, either excluding important trees or adding trees with
outdated pool files, even more ancient local installations of LaTeX,

It always never had made any sense even when the variable was set on
that system.

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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