[metapost] problem with file database in mp.992

Karel Horák akk64 at quick.cz
Fri Jan 12 19:02:39 CET 2007

It is:


But it was compiled outside of the TeXlive tree and moved into the 
corresponding directory (and mem file, resp.) after some elementary tests.

> The debug info was a big help.
> It looks like a problem with $SELFAUTOPARENT. Where is your mpost.exe
> in relation to c:\TeXlive ? It should be part of the TeXLive tree if
> it needs to find files in c:\TeXlive (if not, you have to change the
> search paths so that they become absolute).
> These are some of the suspicious lines:
>> kdebug:hash_lookup(TEXMF) => 
>> kdebug:hash_lookup(TEXMFVAR) => $SELFAUTOPARENT/texmf-var
>> kdebug:hash_lookup(TEXMFMAIN) => $SELFAUTOPARENT/texmf
>> kdebug:hash_lookup(TEXMFLOCAL) => $SELFAUTOPARENT/texmf-local
>> kdebug:hash_lookup(TEXMFDIST) => $SELFAUTOPARENT/texmf-dist
> Best, Taco

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