[tex-live] TL'17 Pretest: texmf.cnf content on OS X

Enrico Gregorio enrico.gregorio at gmail.com
Sat Apr 22 21:37:13 CEST 2017

2017-04-22 17:44 GMT+02:00 Joseph Wright <joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk>:

> Hello all,
> I installed TL'17 on my Mac a few days ago ('vanilla' TL, not MacTeX). I
> see that /usr/local/texlive/2017/texmf.cnf doesn't have any 'real'
> content, whereas in previous years it has
>     TEXMFHOME = ~/Library/texmf
>     TEXMFVAR = ~/Library/texlive/2016/texmf-var
>     TEXMFCONFIG = ~/Library/texlive/2016/texmf-config
> i.e. adjusts the various variables to use the standard OS location for
> these items. Is this change to be expected?
> Joseph

It has always been this way. Only MacTeX uses the “personalized” local TeX

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