LaTeX compilers can't find files in texmf-local

Ulrike Fischer news3 at
Sun Apr 12 10:46:16 CEST 2020

Am Sat, 11 Apr 2020 18:18:41 +0200 schrieb Manuel Boni:

> Thank you very much for your support.
> The .sty file is called poliphd.sty. Here are the steps to reproduce the
> issue:
> 1) put poliphd.sty inside C:/texlive/texmf-local/tex/latex/local/
> 2) run mktexlsr (it will successfully complete its job)
> 3) use the poliphd package inside a document and compile it
> here is the error I get
> ! LaTeX Error: File `poliphd.sty' not found.

Do you have a ls-R file in texmf-local? Was it updated by the
mktexlsr command? What do you get from 
   kpsewhich poliphd.sty

Ulrike Fischer

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