[texworks] texmf.cnf

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 24 13:35:17 CET 2009

On 24 Dec 2009, at 11:58, Stefan Löffler wrote:

> Hi,
> On 2009-12-24 12:35, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> I wanted to see what has changed in texworks and downloaded the
>> windows version.
> You can see the changes also from the GC page (Project Home -> Updates
> or Source -> Changes) ;).
>> It fails to start due to the fact that it wants to load a texmf.cnf
>> file. It shows some funny path as message. Anyhow, why is there that
>> hard coded dependency on the tex tree?
> I didn't find any reference to such a file in the sources. It may be due
> to Jonathan's build setup, or it may be unrelated entirely. Anyway, what
> is the exact error message? And how did you start it (from an Icon in
> the start menu/desktop/somewhere or from the command line).
> -Stefan

I can't think of any reason it would want to load texmf.cnf. Please clarify the exact error, as Stefan requested.


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