kpsetool man page

kpsetool — script to make teTeX-style kpsetool, kpsexpand, and kpsepath available

Synopsis

kpsetool [ Options... ] COMMAND

kpsexpand [ Options... ] STRING

kpsepath  [ Options... ] PATHTYPE

Description

kpsetool is a Bourne shell script that makes a teTeX-style kpsetool, kpsexpand, and kpsepath available. kpsetool uses web2c´s (new) kpsexpand binary, so the syntax for kpsexpand is incompatible with teTeX´s as of version 0.4.

Options

-m mode

set Metafont mode

-n progname

pretend to be progname to kpathsea

-p

act like kpsepath(1)

-v

act like kpsexpand(1)

-w

act like kpsewhich(1)

Usage

PATHTYPE can be

base

Metafont memory dump

bib

BibTeX bibliography source

bst

BibTeX style files

cnf

Kpathsea runtime configuration files

dvips_config

dvips config files

dvips_header

dvips header files

fmt

TeX memory dump

gf

generic font bitmap

mem

MetaPost memory dump

mf

Metafont source

mfpool

Metafont program strings

mp

MetaPost source

mppool

MetaPost program strings

mpsupport

MetaPost support files

pict

Other kinds of figures

pk

packed bitmap font

tex

TeX source

texpool

TeX program strings

tfm

TeX font metrics

troff_font

troff fonts

vf

virtual font

See Also

kpsewhich(1)

Kpathsea: A library for path searching (info or DVI file)

Web page: <http://tug.org/teTeX/>

Bugs

None known, but report any bugs found to <tetex@dbs.uni-hannover.de> (mailing list).

Author

kpsetool was written by Thomas Esser  <te@dbs.uni-hannover.de> in March, 1997.  kpsetool is in the public domain.

This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <c@eskimo.com>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system.  It may be used by other distributions without contacting the author.  Any mistakes or omissions in the manual page are my fault; inquiries about or corrections to this manual page should be directed to me (and not to the primary author).

Referenced By

kpsepath(1) and kpsexpand(1) are aliases of kpsetool(1).

September 2000 teTeX