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

George White aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca
Thu Oct 27 12:00:54 CEST 2005


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.

-- 
George N. White III
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia


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