has the search path during format creation been changed?

Akira Kakuto kakuto at w32tex.org
Tue Apr 6 00:53:42 CEST 2021

On 2021/04/05 20:35, Norbert Preining wrote:
>> doesn't return true during the format creation. It looks as if the
>> current directory is no longer part of the search path when a format
>> is created with fmtutil-sys.
> Do you know a time when it was still working? I don't remember any
> change in this direction that was recent (and that means before TL2020),
> so I am surprised.

I have tried by copying latex.ltx into a current directory:

fmfutil-sys --byfmt latex

... ...
... ...

So I think that the current directory is searched, by pdftex
in this case, when fmtutil-sys is used.


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