[tex-live] an issue with running dvipdfmx from a makefile

Josef Kleber josef.kleber at gmx.de
Sat Oct 4 23:35:16 CEST 2014

Am 04.10.2014 um 23:10 schrieb jfbu:
> Le 4 oct. 2014 à 23:05, jfbu <jfbu at free.fr> a écrit :
>> TMPDIR = tmp
>> test:
>> 	chmod u+x script.sh; ./script.sh
> I picked up the word TMPDIR by sheer bad luck, if I
> choose anything else like

If I use TMPDIR here (Win7/Cygwin) there is no problem. There's no 
TMPDIR defined:

$ env | grep TMP

Maybe the makefile overrides a set TMPDIR on the Mac, which is not a 
good idea at all.

> Obviously there is something important with TMPDIR and I did not have
> the right to use it.

I have no clue if makefile variables should override environment variables.


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