[tex-live] TL 2010 : Does XeLaTeX search for Emacs, and if so, why ?!

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Sun Sep 5 15:47:55 CEST 2010

> kpsewhich --var-value=TEXEDIT
> The default value of the variable is set in texmf.cnf.
> emacs was my choice, since I thought emacs was widely
> used also on windows.

I was wrong. TEXEDIT is not defined in texmf.cnf in TL2010.
Therefore the hard coded EDITOR, which is emacs, is used.
If TEXEDIT etc. are defined in texmf.cnf, they are prefered.


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