[tex-live] _very_ slow TeX compilation :(

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Mar 23 16:01:40 CET 2009

On Mo, 23 Mär 2009, patrick_ at freenet.de wrote:
> So what is the root cause of this?

I assume because your 
is set to
In kpathsea the TEXMFHOME is set to
which expands to
so *all* your home is searched for directories called texmf.

Please set your HOME to
(no leading slash).

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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