[tex-live] [FEATURE REQUEST] support for additional user texmf trees

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 12:17:06 CET 2012

** Markus Kohm [2012-02-23 10:58:43 +0100]:

> Am Donnerstag, 23. Februar 2012 schrieb T T:
>> I think that advanced users should be advanced enough to handle
>> problems related to environment settings.

> Moreover, we already have a lot of locations where texmf.cnfs may reside. And 
> in difference to most other files, kpathsea reads not only the first of them, 
> but every one that has been found by kpathsea. I would not aim to increase 
> this number of valid texmf.cnf's locations, because it wouldn't make things 
> easier, but it may increase cost of file searching.

This was worry me very much. 

> Markus

Thank you Markus.

2all: just forget about my patch. I'll setup environment, do test and
write something like a tutorial (for me and colleagues, just in case).

WBR, Vladimir Lomov

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It depends on how many bad ones he brought with him.

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