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Re: texlive 2009 - should set TEXMFCNF?



Neal Becker wrote:

> Jindrich Novy wrote:
> 
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 11:59:30AM -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
>>> Jindrich Novy wrote:
>>> 
>>> > On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 03:05:34PM -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
>>> >> I wonder if texlive should include a /etc/profile.d package to set
>>> >> TEXMFCNF,
>>> >> so that other packages, such as xdvipdfmx will work?  Or, should
>>> >> texlive just obsolete xdvipdfmx and include it's own version?
>>> > 
>>> > I will try to fix it in the texmf.cnf kpathsea configuration file
>>> > directly in the new TL2009 update.
>>> > 
>>> > Jindrich
>>> > 
>>> Could you explain?
>> 
>> The plan was to update the texmf.cnf to tell kpathsea to look for
>> files in the /usr/share/texmf tree prior to the main TL2009 tree. This
>> should make the utilities like xdvipdfmx work even though they are
>> linked against old kpathsea and expects configuration bits in
>> /usr/share/texmf.
>> 
>>> Will you replace the current xdvipdfmx?
>> 
>> Currently I'm trying to not to replace any package that has a separate
>> upstream and is already packaged separatelly in Fedora.
>> 
>> Jindrich
>> 
> I am maintainer for xdvipdfmx and would be perfectly happy if you adopt
> it.
> 
s/adopt/obsolete


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