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Re: [AUCTeX] Re: 'macros.texi' missing in snapshots?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Re: 'macros.texi' missing in snapshots?
Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2005 20:22:43 +0200
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Franz Haeuslschmid <address@hidden> writes:

> Hm.  I just looked over the respective Makefile and observed, how
> TEXIPWD is used:
> ,----
> `----
> By escaping `$', the evaluation of variable TEXIPWD is up to the
> executing shell (I think).  This means, if there is some purpose of
> setting TEXIPWD, the user is responsible for setting this
> environment variable.  However, I have no clue, why the extension of
> that variable has to be retarded.  OK, there is the possibility to
> discard changes to that variable by make itself.

I have just thrown out the references to TEXIPWD completely.  I have
my doubts that this makes a difference though.  Could you check again?

> Anyway, I suppose `/bin/texi2dvi' fails to pass the texinfo include
> path to TeX (MiKTeX) in a form, that is understood by TeX.  I'd try
> to use MiKTeX's texi2dvi.

Well, we use what we detect in the PATH.  If that's wrong, it needs to
get overriden.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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