[tex-live] [Fwd: Re: TeXLive Perl + latexmk (windows)]

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 14 17:51:38 CEST 2010

On 14 April 2010 15:59, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:
> T T wrote:
>> As a side note, we recently enabled our script wrapping machinery also
>> for end user added scripts (either your own or coming from manually
>> added packages). Interested folks can get instructions from:
>>  runscript --help
> very interesting

(wow, I didn't actually expect to get anybody interested)

> BTW: how come it does not look in the current dir?

For security reasons.  Otherwise someone could send you a document
zipped along with a rogue, say latexmk.pl, and gotcha.

> to test a script I had to add it to texmf-dist/scripts and update the
> database. Might be useful for users if they could write their own scripts.

For testing


in the current command prompt. That's what I do. Or you can add this
to the top texmf.cnf if you prefer.



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