[dev-context] context program, mtxrun question?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri May 23 15:22:46 CEST 2008



Oliver Buerschaper wrote:
>> (btw, it would be interesting to know to what extend linux/osx set up
>> possible conflicting variables; when i made setuptex i had to take  
>> care
>> of everything that a sysadm had set up (for instance in a project
>> outside our company where the users has to deal with very old tex's
>> hanging around and not being updated or lagging two years behind, and
>> setuptex is then the only way to keep interference away)
> 
> On my machine (Mac OS X 10.5.2) with only the MacTeX distribution (TeX  
> Live 2007 for Mac) installed no environment variable whatsoever is set  
> that's related to TeX in any way ... 

Same here currently, but I have had many linuxes with TEXINPUTS set,
sometimes without even a tex installed at all, and traditionally tex
on dos/win needed a bunch of environment variables as well.

But never mind that, all should be good now.

Best wishes,
Taco






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