[tex-live] kpsewhich

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Sat Mar 27 14:51:41 CET 2004

> Interpreting command-line args is not the only difference between the
> various shells (*n*x *sh, command.com, cmd.exe, ???).  If you are
> going to start defining the requirements for a suitable interpreter,
> don't forget to include calling a helper program with an explicit path
> -- texexec.pl was broken on Win9x because it tried to use "/" in
> explicit paths.

Even Win9x is able to deal with "/" as path separator. Only the command
interpretor is not able to do it.

> come with *n*x.  Maybe TL needs to provide a shell (one of the reasons
> our users loved 4allTeX).



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