[arch-general] TexLive custom classes problem.

Jayesh Badwaik jayesh.badwaik90 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 08:24:14 EDT 2012

On Wednesday 18 Jul 2012 16:34:49 you wrote:
> Hi,
> I am unable to get custom .cls files detected by the latex 
> I have a file "jbnotebook.cls" which works fine when it is placed 
> the same directory as the the file main.tex. So, the file itself 
> not a problem.  Also,
> [me at localhost]$ kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMFHOME 
> /home/jayesh/.local/share/texmf
> So far so good. I have placed my file jbnotebook.cls at the 
> following location
> Also, for sake of trying to make things work, I have the 
> file
> /home/jayesh/texmf/tex/latex/jbnotebook/jbnotebook.cls
> And texhash has been run on both the texmf folder and they 
> ls-R which is correct. 
> Now,
> [me at localhost]$  kpsewhich -var-value=TEXMF    
> {/home/jayesh/.texlive/texmf-config,/home/jayesh/.texlive/texmf-
> dist}
> And still when I run the latex command, it tells me that the 
> jbnotebook.cls is not found. 
> What can be the problem? 

Sorry, got it. After an extensive search, just realized that the 
problem was in TEXMFDB variable where a typo had rendered the home 
directory useless.

Anyway, I had read that the TeXLive should automatically anyway 
search in ~/texmf. Why did this not happen here? Any ideas?

Jayesh Badwaik
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