[NTG-pdftex] Re: [tex-live] documentation

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Thu Oct 27 14:21:32 CEST 2005


On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 07:00:54AM -0300, George White wrote:

> Quoting Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>:
> 
> > >>>>> "Karl" == Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:
> > 
> >   > Well, if you can make a patch for the texdoc .dat file, I can
> >   > install it :).
> > 
> > I fear that, unlike texdoctk, texdoc simply uses ls-R as a database.  
> > 
> > Thomas recently mentioned that one can define aliases, but I think
> > that it is best if the authors provide fixes.
> 
> It may be best, but is it practical?  Will aliases help when you have
> dozens of manual.pdf files?  
> 
> I suspect it is much easier to make changes in texdoc to support 
> "package/manual".  On systems that support symlinks one could process
> the doc tree to make package/manual.pdf -> package/package.pdf.

And how you want to solve the problem of several documentation
files? One symlink can point to just *one* file.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>


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