[tex-k] Re: format files

Thomas Esser te@dbs.uni-hannover.de
Fri, 25 Oct 2002 21:53:13 +0200

Olaf Weber wrote:
> I'm not sure to what extent this is really tex-k specific.  However, I
> do have an idea of what to change so that TeX will "adapt" its search
> paths to the name of the format it is trying to load, pretty much
> regardless of how this was specified.

This does change the existing behaviour and users might already depend
on it, e.g. LaTeX users who use the mylatex package:

  latex \&mylatex foo

There is no TEXINPUTS.mylatex and users will get the default TEXINPUTS
setting instead of TEXINPUTS.latex.

> Thomas, WDYT?

Before you do that change, get some other opinions.