[texworks] integrating TeX Works into TeX Live

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Mar 12 11:57:13 CET 2009

On Do, 12 Mär 2009, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>  > > It would be much nicer to have the files in $TEXMFCONFIG and
>  > > $TEXMFHOME.  It is a bit confusing if (TeX) related files are not
>  > 
>  > Bad. TeX Works should work on many different systems, and independent of
>  > TeX Live. 
> Nonsense.  There are hundreds of other programs which work on many
> different systems.  Why should texworks be an exception?

Imagine TeX distribution Xy which does set TEXMFHOME the same for all
users, because it does use an old kpathsea where ~ is not known etc.

Then every user overwrites the settings, last one wins.

Best wishes


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