[tex-live] p4, tpm and lists

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Fri Jun 25 00:33:47 CEST 2004

On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 05:04:46AM +0200, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> I still cannot catch how things can be and should be done.
> An example: I updated finally kpsereadlink for i386-linux

the TPM files for the binaries (the "TLCore" package)
have to updated  by hand in the patterns section,
as they are not rebuilt in auto mode. so "kpsereadlink"
had to be added explicitly. I hope thats OK now.
I suspect the same is true of the man pages

> kpsereadlink.1, some other man pages were also added). As I can see,
> running existing scripts automatically cannot resolve such situation
> (eg lists/bin-kpathsea still doesn't contain kpsereadlink.1, so in 
> consequence it cannot be installed). Questions:
> 1. should I touch tmp files by hand (eg remove readlink.1 and add 
> kpsereadlink.1); there are no "patterns" for such things.

> 2. can we have a recipe what to do if some files dissapear from
> the package and some other are added?

yes, edit the tpm file


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