[tex-live] Re: TeX Live UNIX shell scripts

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue, 16 Apr 2002 17:00:08 +0100

> this may be an issue for other uses/scripts, but why not get rid of
> such wrapper scripts, and use symlinks instead, in TeX Live,
> especially because maketexfmt exists and works?

because symlinks turn into physical copies on an ISO9660 CD. that's 27 copies
of the tex or pdftex binaries, for each platform.  

I'd love to be proved wrong.....

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