[tex-live] textlive seems to ignore top of home tree

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Jul 16 20:07:59 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 06:01:04PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
>     [1] http://standards.freedesktop.org/basedir-spec/basedir-spec-latest.html
> I have no interest in it.  If someone wants to produce a TeX according
> to that structure, more power to them.

I didn't think it is such a drastic change, all what I was thinking in
is moving $HOME/.texlive2010 to $XDG_CACHE_HOME/texlive2010 and
$HOME/texmf to $XDG_DATA_HOME/.local/texmf, or something as simple as


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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