[tex-live] include directories to search for additonal files like *.bib *.sty, etc.

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Tue May 11 21:13:26 CEST 2010

Le 11/05/2010 20:51, Thomas Jung a écrit :
> just a final question about the order, because a ; or : at the beginning
> works also.
> If I set the env var to this TEXINPUTS=sty; then the subdiretory sty
> and then the system path will be searched for style files


> and perhaps
> my own styles will be overwritten.

Wrong. The first file found is used. Since your sty subdir is searched first,
your files will overwrite the system versions.

> And if I set TEXINPUTS=;sty then
> _first_ the tex system paths are searched for style files and then the sty
> subdirectory will be searched for style files and perhaps existing
> tex system styles will be overwritten by my styles?
Right and wrong for the same reason :-)


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