[tex-live] xdvi crashes
karl at freefriends.org
Fri Feb 20 23:47:49 CET 2015
FWIW ... if it's about font generation, you could remove any generated
fonts, e.g., rm -rf ~/.texlive2014/texmf-var/fonts, and then run xdvi
like env MKTEXPK=0 xdvi foo.xdvi, and it shouldn't try to remake any
pk's. (I'm guessing MKTEXMF and MKTEXTFM wouldn't be relevant.) At
least then it would be a reproducible situation.
Another approach that comes to mind is to set TEXMFVAR and TEXMFSYSVAR
to different directories for each run.
Just a thought.
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