[tex-live] a bit of mess with unix binaries and man pages

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Wed, 17 Apr 2002 14:14:43 +0100

On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 04:07:05PM +0400, Vladimir Volovich wrote:
> only alphaev5-osf4.0d and powerpc-aix4.3.3.0 contain 233 standard
> binaries; for other unix systems, there are either missing files
> or (in one case) the file is named incorrectly; also, script files are
> not always up-to-date:

I am well aware of this problem, I promise! 

I'll clean up a little
> btw, why the xdvi (and oxdvi) script includes:
> xdvi.bin $NAMEOPT ${1+"$@"}
> but not
> exec xdvi.bin $NAMEOPT ${1+"$@"}
> as it did in one of previous versions?
> the latter seems to be more efficient.

can anyone else explain? 

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