[tex-live] TL and texmf-local

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue, 19 Mar 2002 00:06:39 +0000

On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 02:12:12PM +0000, Peter Flynn wrote:
> Now you've got me thoroughly confused. I *was talking about* local
> additions: fonts/macros/packages the user adds to her installation.
> Stuff that goes in .../texmf.local
> You seemed to be implying that this stuff is referenced in texmf.cnf
> as VARTEXMF. If so, what is TEXMFLOCAL used for?

hmm. maybe you are right. TEXMFLOCAL does contain
local fonts I suppose. you want a skeletal TEXMFLOCAL?
how hard is it for people to type "mkdir"?

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