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Re: texmf.cnf again

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 11:16:50PM +0200, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:

>  After reading between the lines... how exactly do you picture these
>  packages (tetex & Co.) achieving this:

>     - Use ucf to avoid pushing users to the ghetto
>     - Use only /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf (instead of /etc/texmf/texmf.d/...)
>     - Conform to policy

>  I'm not saying these are necessarely incompatible with each other, but
>  I don't think it's straighforward.  Maybe the second point is something
>  you don't actually have in mind...

I keep on thinking that the easiest thing would be to work with upstream
to get texmf.d supported directly there so there's no need to manually
update a central configuration file.  This would not only be policy
conforming but also allow users of other systems (which presumably run
into similar problems) to benefit.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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