[tex-live] symlinks in repository?

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Jun 27 12:59:18 CEST 2005

Werner LEMBERG wrote:

>Is it possible to have symlinks in the repository?  I have to create
>hundreds of them (to get proper ToUnicode mapping files for CJK
>subfonts) since pdfTeX and dvipdfmx need different names to access
yes, Perforce supports symlinks. but please don't use them,
as the result will not be replicated properly on Windows boxes.

>An alternative is to add entries to the `aliases' file, but I fear
>that, similar to `special.map', there is no `addAliasMap' function...
I suggest that fixing pdftex or dvipdfmx is the better answer!

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