[tex-live] TL'10 pretest trial

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed May 26 07:09:54 CEST 2010

Karl Berry wrote:
>     need to do anything, and each user wanting to use MkIV would need to generate
>     her own cache herself. Is that ok for you?
> It's what we've done before, and what I expected to do this year.
> I'd rather not attempt to call luatools --generate as part of install-tl.
>     ~/.texlive2010 already contains two subdirectories: texmf-var and texmf-config.
> I propose $TEXMFVAR/texmf-var/luatex-cache.  I see no advantage to
> proliferating directories under ~/.texliveYYYY.  And texmf-var is
> already supposed to be only stuff that can be regenerated, which this is.

This means setting TEXMFCACHE to $TEXMFVAR/texmf-var ; the
'luatex-cache' part is added automatically by luatools.

Best wishes,

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