[tex-live] getnonfreefonts --help
ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 14:27:49 CET 2009
On Wednesday 28 January 2009, Lars Madsen wrote:
> Neal Becker wrote:
> > On Friday 23 January 2009, Lars Madsen wrote:
> >> getnonfreefonts --help states
> >> getnonfreefonts installs fonts in $TEXMFHOME.
> >> getnonfreefonts-sys installs fonts in $TEXMFLOCAL.
> >> for a non technical user who does not know anything about the difference
> >> between $TEXMFHOME and $TEXMFLOCAL, I would suggest changing this.
> >> At least make sure that the user knows that getnonfreefonts will install
> >> locally for this user only, whereas getnonfreefonts-sys installs for all
> >> users.
> >> $TEXMFLOCAL does not really sound global...
> >> /daleif
> > Here's what I get:
> > TEXMFHOME=/home/nbecker/texmf getnonfreefonts -l
> > ! ERROR: The variable TEXMFHOME is not set.
> > I am not a tex newb, but I find this _very_ confusing. What's wrong
> > here?
> which shell are you using here?
> under bash it might be more correct to use
> export TEXMFHOME=/home/nbecker/texmf
> getnonfreefonts -l
Nope, under bash:
does exactly the same thing, except that VARIABLE is only set while command is
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