has the search path during format creation been changed?

Akira Kakuto kakuto at w32tex.org
Tue Apr 6 12:17:08 CEST 2021

Hi Norbert,

On 2021/04/06 17:24, Norbert Preining wrote:
> There is one change with comments about this in kpathsea/readable.c:
> +/*
> +  Support very long input path name, longer than _MAX_PATH for
> +  Windows, if it really exists and input name is given in
> +  full-absolute path in a command line.
> +  /../, /./, \..\, \.\ should be excluded (2020/06/06)
> +  More than one adjacent directory separators should be
> +  excluded. (2020/10/24)
> +*/

You are right. In the new source, for example,
c:/usr/work/nul is not readable, while in the old source it is
readable. The new source is not applicable for the nul device.
I'll change the sources, but please apply fmtutil.pl.diff2 as a
workaround until I update binaries.


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