[tex-live] Bug#433455: Bug#433455: /usr/bin/pdftex: $TEXEDITdefault doesn't cope with spaces in filenames

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Sep 13 08:34:09 CEST 2007

Karl Berry wrote:
>      > ${VISUAL:-${EDITOR:-emacs-or-via-according-to-religion}}  +%d \"%s\"
> Good point, thanks David.
>     Doesn't it make more sense if tex, metapost, and metafont look out for
>     TEXEDIT only?
> They could fall back to TEXEDIT, but as always I am leery of simply
> removing long-existing functionality.  Although admittedly this is
> pretty obscure.  Patches welcome :).

I don't want mpost to fallback to a variable called TEXEDIT. If mpost
is run in combination with troff labels, that would be really weird.
(simply EDITOR would be fine by me)

Best wishes,

More information about the tex-live mailing list