[tex-live] TEXMFLOCAL

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Nov 21 23:42:58 CET 2008

On Fri, 21 Nov 2008, Lars Madsen wrote:
> but texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf sets the default to
> $SELFAUTOPARENT/../texmf-local

Isn't that the right one? You have installed to 
thus the binaries are in
thus SELFAUTOPARENT spits out
and this you arrive at 

Did you actually try it out?

> ./texmf-local

Do oyu have
??? This is a *very* bad setting, because when you compile a document in
then TEXMFLOCAL=~/tex/foobar/texmf-local, etc etc etc

Best wishes


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