[tex-k] Interesting problems with EPS file searchng (with dvips)

Thomas Esser te@informatik.uni-hannover.de
Thu, 29 Nov 2001 17:32:45 +0100

> I have a look at kpathsea sources. It seems that
> explicit relative names are treated similarly as absolute names.
> Thus you must be in /path/to/dvi to include ./eps/foo.eps
> irrespective of the value of TEXPICTS.

Hm... What about
  $ mkdir -p a/b/c
  $ touch a/b/c/d.tex
  $ TEXINPUTS=a/b kpsewhich c/d
so relative paths just seem to work the right way in this case.

  $ TEXINPUTS=a/b kpsewhich ./c/d
does not work, but why not just omit "./"?