[tex-live] TL and texmf-local

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk
Sun, 17 Mar 2002 22:09:21 +0000

On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 09:41:03PM +0000, Peter Flynn wrote:
> Create .../texmf-local (or .../texmf.local, whichever it is) as
> a pre-populated skeleton (ie relevant directories only) of ../texmf,
> and set $TEXMFLOCAL and thus $TEXMF correspondingly in texmf.cnf

that is what happens, only its VARTEXMF. whats missing?
> Incidentally, does dvips scan texmf.local/dvips/conf etc after
> using the one in texmf/dvips ? That would make it even easier
> to add fonts without having to edit the distribution files.

yes and no. yes, it reads the directories, but no config.ps
is not incremental 

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