[tex-k] $SELFAUTODIR considered harmful

Paul Vojta vojta at Math.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Aug 19 08:55:25 CEST 2004

On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 07:05:37AM +0200, Olaf Weber wrote:
> In my experience, SELFAUTO* is wonderful when you install a complete
> teTeX or TeX-live distribution, and things work without having to
> change (or even being able to write!) configuration files.
> It is a pain if you have binaries living in different locations that
> result in conflicting values.
> I'm not sure at this point what the best solution would be.

How about:

	./configure --disable-selfauto ...

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

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