[tex-live] Hook in kpathsea for files not found?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Feb 24 13:46:55 CET 2013

On Fr, 22 Feb 2013, Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
>   LaTeX Error: File `multirow.sty' not found.
>   ! Font U/pzd/m/n/10=pzdr at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found
> I guess it does not help, does it?

It does, sty files are searched in the same format as tex files formats,
so maketextex would be called for them, too.

> which can be used to give the user a hint how to install a missed package for
> the command which was not found in path.  Something similar for TeXLive would
> be nice to have :)

See tlmgr search as in the other answer.


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