[OS X TeX] set environment variables for Emacs

Massimiliano Gubinelli mgubi at mac.com
Thu May 27 04:14:03 EDT 2004

On 27 May 2004, at 5:12, Peter Cholak wrote:

> Using
> (setenv "TEXBIB" ".:/Users/cholak/Library/texmf/bibtex/bib//")
> works for the tcsh.  But similar code can be written for bash and code 
> to determine which shell is in use.  I think this is the preferred way 
> to set these variables in this case.

Why this should depend on the shell? I think it will work independently 
of the shell used (environment is a more fundamental object and the C 
interface to manage it is unique).


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