[tex-k] -format/-progname

Paul Vojta vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU
Wed Oct 29 20:30:56 CET 2003

> To: vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU
> Subject: Re: [tex-k] -format/-progname
> Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 20:23:57 +0900
> From: Akira Kakuto <kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp>
> Cc: tex-k at tug.org
> Let us assume the program name = foo.
> In the cases of --format='other text files' or
> --format='other binary files',
> kpse first tries to find a variable FOOINPUTS.
> If the variable is defined, kpse searches for files according to
> the variable FOOINPUTS. If it is not defined, kpse searches for files
> under the directory $TEXMF/foo.

I stand corrected.

In answer to an earlier question, this is clearly documented in
texk/kpathsea/tex-file.c :-)

--Paul Vojta, vojta at math.berkeley.edu

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