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

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Apr 14 21:21:51 CEST 2010

T T wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Tomek

ahh, yes of course, same reason why I don't recommend generally whiching 
on write18


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