[metapost] Strange behaviour

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Mar 13 10:04:50 CET 2006

Nicolas FRANCOIS wrote:
> Can someone explain this to me ? It's driving me crazy ! The context is a
> Debian Sarge distribution, but I experienced it on a LFS. Both times,
> with teTeX, 2.0 or 3.0. The TEX variable is unset on Debian, set to TEX
> on LFS.

You have a btex ... etex label in the courbes.mp file, right?

If you want that, you have to add your verbatimtex code to the
courbes.mp file as well. verbatimtex and btex blockes function as a
per-file preprocessor: included files do not 'see' the verbatimtex
definition in the parent file.

Cheers, Taco

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