[dev-context] context program, mtxrun question?

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Fri May 23 10:46:02 CEST 2008


On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>>
>> Which variables on this list are still needed? only mpmems?
>>
>> MFBASES       = .;$TEXFORMATS
>> MPMEMS        = .;$TEXFORMATS
>>
>> TEXPOOL       = .;$TEXFORMATS
>> MFPOOL        = .;$TEXFORMATS
>> MPPOOL        = .;$TEXFORMATS
>>
>>>> from texmf.cnf, and $TMP doesn't exist on mac,
>>>
>>> Which is odd, to say the least. Where *do* temporary files go on OSX?
>
> i think that only mf still has a pool file (and probably also tex and etex
> and omega and aleph)

As far as I know, Akira got rid of them in W32TeX (but not 100% sure).

>> To /tmp, but there is no $TMP or $TEMP defined anywhere.
>
> weird, maybe they use some apple name, like $WASTEBIN or $THRASH

No. They use /tmp. I guess.

Mojca


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