[tex-live] fmtutil-sys, updmap-sys scripts
daniel.flipo at univ-lille1.fr
Fri Oct 14 10:39:48 CEST 2005
Hi Thomas, hi all,
It seems that the new scripts fmtutil-sys and updmap-sys in TL2005
no longer take into account the TEXMFLOCAL branch of the TEXMF tree.
More precisely, I have modified versions of updmap.cfg and fmtutil.cnf
in the TEXMFLOCAL tree of my servers.
My (local) texmf.cnf file says:
I moved $TEXMFLOCAL before $TEXMFSYSCONFIG and $TEXMFSYSVAR,
precisely to be able to use my local versions of updmap.cfg and
fmtutil.cnf (I don't like hacking into the standard trees ;-)
# kpsewhich fmtutil.cnf
that's fine, _but_ when I launch fmtutil-sys, it uses the standard
This is a consequence of your redinition of
TEXMFVAR and TEXMFCONFIG as TEXMFSYSVAR TEXMFSYSCONFIG, so TEXMFLOCAL is
As a quick and dirty patch, I can do this: add
l=`kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFLOCAL`
to fmtutil-sys and put $TEXMFHOME as the first entry of TEXMF
in my texmf.cnf...
The same is true for updmap-sys.
So, my questions are:
1) Could you think of a clean patch for fmtutil-sys and updmap-sys
so that they pick up their config files where kpsewhich expects
them to do so?
2) I always wondered why TEXMLOCAL was put behind TEXMF(SYS)VAR
in TL standard texmf.cnf. Wouldn't it be more logical to search
-- first the personnal tree of the user (TEXMFHOME and co),
-- second the local trees of the machine (TEXMFLOCAL),
-- then the standard TL trees?
Daniel Flipo Daniel.Flipo at univ-lille1.fr
UFR de Mathématiques -- Bâtiment M2 Tél : (33/0) 3 20 43 67 75
Université des Sciences et Technologies http://daniel.flipo.free.fr
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