[tex-live] Passing a valid Windows path and file name to *TeXin TeXlive

Martin Heller mr_heller at yahoo.dk
Wed Jun 11 09:06:19 CEST 2014

Akira Kakuto wrote, on 11-06-2014 03:34:
> In TeX Live 2015, not this year,  all of the following work on windows:
> pdftex test-test
> pdftex test-t~1
> pdftex c:/somedirectory/test-t~1
> pdftex c:/somedi~1/test-t~1
> pdftex c:\somedi~1\test-t~1
> (but \ in path name is not fully tested and
> I recommend not to use \ in TeX for a directory
> separator)

Thats good news. How about

Long path names

pdftex \\?\some long path\test.tex

and UNC paths

pdftex \\server\share\test.tex

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