[tex-live] feature request
olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Sun Mar 28 10:57:40 CEST 2004
Hans Hagen writes:
> since we have
> (we miss the negations, so maybe they should have been -shell-escape=t|f)
We don't need the negations for -src-specials, as they only get going
by the option anyway. For -shell-escape it should be added.
> i think we should also have
> so that one can have control over this feature without the need to
> adapt the config file
Right now you can set an environment variable, but I agree that an
option is better here.
> This is something that one needs when using tex in web apps (remote
> publishing and so) in a mixed context (local users versus remote
> users) so that one can then run tex in a more restricted mode
> Although still open for problems i can also imagine a more specific
> setup, where a series of input/output specs restict file access to
> certain paths.
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