[tex-live] tl17 pretest init

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Apr 19 15:08:38 CEST 2017

Hi Phi,

> If the front end were written in a language in which I felt confident, I would be more than happy so to do.  But if you can point me to the Apple Macintosh / UX front-end, I might feel inspired to try ...

You can choose whatever language is fine for you.
Adam wrote TLU in ObjC (AFAIK).

> But I have failed to move successfully "texmf-dist" to the location I would prefer (C:\TeX\Live\TeXMF\Dist)  without breaking everything, even after modifying C:\TeX\Live\2017\texmf.cnf"; is it possible ?

Possible for sure, but you need to know kpathsea and how it finds its
first texmf.cnf ...


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