[tex-live] $TEXMFHOME not working right

Joel C. Salomon joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Tue May 18 13:49:32 CEST 2010

On 05/18/2010 02:55 AM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> You do have a choice (as for almost everything in TL, may I add). Just run
> "mktexlsr ~/texmf" (assuming a standard location of TEXMFHOME) everytime you
> change files in TEXMFHOME if you want a ls-R file here. Just don't do that (and
> delete any ls-R mistakenly created) if don't want.
> (Alternatively, if you want to have a ls-R here, set TEXMFDBS to include
> TEXMFHOME in your local texmf.cnf, then running mktexlsr without argument will
> include TEXMFHOME too.)

In other words, the “convenient end” solution.  Terrific.

—Joel Salomon

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