Re: User specific tds
Patrick Häcker <email@example.com> writes:
>> I assume you have
>> TEXMFHOME = TEXMFVAR = TEXMFCONFIG = $HOME/.tex
> This is true.
But doesn't make sense. If you don't like the defaults, something like
> Good to hear that this is correct. It would be even better if I would be
> able to do what I want. How can I disable adding things to the path I do not
> need, like /home/pat/.tex/tex/kpsewhich//, i.e. truly configure the path? Or
> is it not configurable as it just does not matter?
Of course you _want_ it to add "progname", so that it finds things in
./tex/tex/latex first when you run latex.
> Ok, what would have been a better choice?
> This seems to be a problem created by me, I am just wondering if there is
> any case where it makes sense to search in a directory twice.
It was you who told it to search three times, by setting
> Thanks for this explanation. "Too late" means, that the files in /usr are
> used instead of the files in /home.
Which files? Where are they? What happens if you add "-progname
whatever" to your kpsewhich call, replacing whatever for the program
that does not find the file?
> There seems to be a difference between your explanation (which seems to be
> reasonable) and the current implementation (which does not seem to be
> reasonable). As I set $TEXMFCONFIG, ~/.tex/tex should be close to the top of
> the path, but instead it seems to be quite below.
It is at the very top, with $progname and generic added. Only as a
fallbach, all the rest (///) is searched, too, but only after the system
> Is you explanation part of the documentation? If it is, I should probably
> file a bug report, shouldn't I?
I don't see a difference between the info documentation and the