How to adjust the $TEXMFCNF variable not to interfere with ConText?
karl at freefriends.org
Fri Sep 18 23:53:59 CEST 2020
1) I haven't tried, but I don't know of any reason why TEXMFAUXTREES could
not be set in the environment. In general, variable lookups are treated
$ export TEXMFCNF='~/texmf:'
Evidently context does not support the trailing : syntax on TEXMFCNF, as
it is only looking in that home dir for texmfcnf.lua (which is in
texmf-dist/web2c, sibling to texmf.cnf):
resolvers | resolving | looking for regular 'texmfcnf.lua' on
weird path '$HOME/texmf:' from specification '$HOME/texmf:'
So maybe some other variable could be set. But I also don't understand
why setting TEXMFAUXTREES should interfere with context in the first
place; all it does is add more trees to $TEXMF. -k
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