[tex-live] Per user texmf.cnf
joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sun Sep 2 10:12:50 CEST 2012
I'm trying to tackle a question on TeX-sx:
This is about moving TEXMFHOME, but seems to require a per user
TEXMFCONFIG. I couldn't seem to get this to work, so would value some
advice. On my Mac, I get
palladium:~ joseph$ kpsewhich --var-value TEXMFCONFIG
so tried creating a texmf.cnf file there containing a line to move
TEXMFHOME = ~/texmf
kpsewhich --var-value TEXMFHOME
showed no change (~/Library/texmf).
A quick search finds
but I did not follow this really: as TEXMFCONFIG points to a
perfectly-valid location, why does it not lead to texmf.cnf being found?
Are there any general instructions for using texmf.cnf on a per user basis?
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