[tex-live] test for 'main texmf tree' in kpathsea/withenable.ac

Stefan Ulrich stefanulrich at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jul 25 19:49:36 CEST 2008

Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

> Peter B was going to send you a patch after the release.  (I think he's
> offline for a time right now.)  He had a few additional cleanups to
> make.  The autoconf improvements were his work, all kudos to him.

Great, I'd still like to look at these diffs to see if I missed

>     It seems that one would need to create a custom texmf.cnf with the
>     'real' paths instead of SELFAUTOPARENT,

> I suppose so, essentially recreating what used to be done in kpathsea.
> The build-time paths were a headache; there's no going back.

> I have the impression that anyone (e.g., distros) not using the SELFAUTO
> stuff already have to change many things.

OK, I'll put that into the INSTALL instructions then.

Thanks a lot!

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