[TLContrib] comments from the catalogue

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Feb 3 03:52:01 CET 2011

On Do, 03 Feb 2011, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Unfortunately, this doesn't happen in tlcontrib, so texdoc currently gives wrong
> results for pgf. I can work around that on the texdoc and by manually adjusting

Good catch, thanks for noticing.

> results for the few packages concerned, but it would seem cleaner if the
> information was available from texlive.tlpdb even when the package comes from
> tlcontrib. OTOH, this may need some time to implement, maybe more than you have
> or want to spend on this.

It should be possible. TLContrib already checks for the revision number
of packages. If these scripts use our perl modules it should
be easy to use the additional data saved in the TLPOBJ.

If there is need I can help programming for that.

Best wishes

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