comment character in cnf files

jfbu jfbu at
Sun Jul 25 17:40:59 CEST 2021


According to
the official comment character in texmf.cnf is %

I accidentally used # in a local texmf.cnf (with TEXMFCNF set to see it)
dedicated to change font_mem_size

pdftex did not complain, and did obey the enlarged memory setting

can one use # as comment character?



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