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bug#27296: [PATCH 33/35] gnu: Add texlive-union.

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: bug#27296: [PATCH 33/35] gnu: Add texlive-union.
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:51:41 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.18; emacs 25.2.1

Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:
>> “texlive-union” is primarily for the benefit of package definitions that
>> currently use “texlive” as an input, as the alternative is for these
>> packages to set a lot of environment variables in build phases.  I
>> reduced the number of variables by providing texmf.cnf, but at the very
>> least packages would have to set TEXMFCNF and provide their own
>> texmf.cnf to make the texlive binaries find packages, fonts,
>> configurations, etc.
> I see, that makes sense!  So the ‘texmf.cnf’ file created by
> ‘texlive-union’ is automatically found, right?

All executables in the texlive-union are wrapped with TEXMFCNF (and
TEXMF) so that they will use the correct texmf.cnf.


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