[tex-live] look upon Thomas' works ye mighty and despair

Thomas J. Kacvinsky tjk at ams.org
Thu Jan 8 15:53:48 CET 2004

Hrmmm... what about dvips?

I can get on this if need be, but I'd rather wait to hear from Tom Rokicki.


On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Thomas Esser wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 12:37:51PM +0000, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> > I have implemented, in changes 4248 to 4259, Thomas' work on
> > reorganizing the texmf tree:
> >
> >  - killed some duplicates
> >  - *.enc and *.map now in fonts/map//$package and fonts/enc//$package
> >  - texmf/{omega,pdftex,mltex,etc,pdfetex) all removed where they only
> > contain TeX-ish input files, merged into texmf/tex
> I can only support Sebastian's statement: "This is a serious set
> of changes!". So, please, everybody is welcome to check the new
> organization (esp. in texmf/tex; this is where I had most doubts about
> correct placement for the new files, especially from the omega tree).
> > Thomas, can you make the simplications to texmf.cnf now?
> I'll happily do this (not right now, but soon). Maybe, we can get an
> update for pdftex in time (which helps with cleaning up TEXINPUTS for
> pdftex based formats). The changes to pdftex are just a few lines,
> but I want that Martin approves what I plan to do.
> Thomas
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