[tex-live] More on texlive configuration

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sat Aug 5 12:22:11 CEST 2006

>>>>> "Ken" == Ken Brooks <kenb at rpath.com> writes:

  > Please check me on my thinking:

  > 1. I'll have to use a parameter to "configure" at build time to
  > tell kpathsea to look for texmf.cnf under /usr/share/texmf.  It
  > appears that --prefix=/usr is the best approach.

  > 2. SELFAUTO* won't work for any purpose at all, so I should
  > customize texmf.cnf and change every SELFAUTO entry therein, to
  > something more definite.

You want to get rid of the platform directory?  Yes, you can customize
SELFAUTO* but the most convenient way is

   configure --prefix=/usr --disable-multiplatform


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