[tex-k] pointing kpathsea to the correct texmf tree

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Apr 23 12:54:43 CEST 2010

On 23 April 2010 Oleg Parashchenko wrote:

 > $ kpsewhich psfonts.map
 > /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-var/fonts/map/dvips/updmap/psfonts.map
 > $ cp `which kpsewhich` .
 > $ ./kpsewhich psfonts.map
 > $
 > At the first glance, setting SELFAUTO* before running the program doesn't
 > help, probably they are reset during initialization. I need some time to
 > investigate.

kpsewhich looks for the config file relative to its location.  You
can't copy it to somewhere else.  On Linux you can run it under
strace(1) in order to see where it looks for files.

  strace -eopen kpsewhich psfonts.map
  strace -eopen ./kpsewhich psfonts.map


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