[tex-live] updmap question

Thomas Esser te at dbs.uni-hannover.de
Sun Mar 23 22:06:36 CET 2003

> Which is the order the updmap.cnf is searched for: Only in texmf-var or
> also in other pathes. Is it searched in a path set in texmf.cnf or is

It is searched using kpsewhich in $TEXMF/web2c in whatever order you
have in $TEXMF.

Well, to be more precise, it is searched by
  kpsewhich --format='web2c files'
so what really counts is the search path defined by $WEB2C.


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