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       update-texmf - shell script to generate /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf


       update-texmf [options]


       This  manual  page  documents  briefly  the update-texmf command.  This
       manual page was written for the Debian GNU/Linux  distribution  because
       the original script was designed for Debian packaging system.

       update-texmf  is  a  shell script to generate /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf from
       files in /etc/texmf/texmf.d/*.cnf

       The tex-common provides 05TeXMF.cnf to 95NonPath.cnf and we assume that
       other  TeX  related  packages  should  use the name only with the lower
       cases.  The two digit numeral determines the  order  in  which  update-
       texmf read a file.

       A  user  who  wants  to  customize /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf should add, for
       example, 22mymacro.cnf in /etc/texmf/texmf.d/ and  run  ’update-texmf’.
       Thanks   to   ucf(1)   update-texmf   will  regard  manual  changes  of
       /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf, however it is recommended to change the files  in
       /etc/texmf/texmf.d/ and to generate /etc/texmf/texmf.cnf.


       -v, --verbose
              Show verbose messages.

       -d, --debug
              Show  debugging  information,  and don’t delete temporary files.
              Implies --verbose.


       Further   information   can    be    found    in    /usr/share/doc/tex-


       This  manual page was written by Atsuhito Kohda <>, for
       the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).