[tex-live] Problem with Asymptote on Linux
karl at freefriends.org
Tue Mar 1 20:19:21 CET 2016
Welcome to Asymptote version 2.35 (to view the manual, type help)
error: could not load module 'plain'
Does not happen for me (of course; I wouldn't have released it if that
failed). I don't have ASYMPTOTE_HOME or other relevant envvars set.
By design, neither the asy binary (2.35) nor the asy support files
(e.g., texmf-dist/asymptote/plain.asy) have changed since the initial
Maybe you have some other kpathsea envvar set that is interfering? I
cannot guess. asy (that is, the tl binary -- compiling direct from
upstream is different) constructs the default by running
kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFMAIN and appending "/asymptote" to the value.
(source file settings.cc)
If the above is insufficient, maybe more debugging info could be gleaned
by running env KPATHSEA_DEBUG=-1 asy </dev/null >/tmp/out 2>&1
and see what is happening with after the TEXMFMAIN lookup.
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