[tex-live] Patch for "texdoc -s" to use the ls-R database
frank at kuesterei.ch
Fri Jun 1 14:38:37 CEST 2007
karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:
> call kpsewhere instead of kpsewhich in this case.
> I didn't even know kpsewhere existed. It should never have been
> implemented, it seems to me. It is what kpsewhich --all did, but
> apparently that got broken at some intervening time. Sigh.
Any idea why it stopped working?
> grep only through the doc parts of ls-R
> If you mean extract out the doc subtrees only, maybe
> filter first with sed -n '/^\.doc/,/^$/p' ?
sed -n '/^\.\/doc/,/^$/ p'
seems to work.
> With the old implementation (texdoc -s lm), I get
> With the texdoc in TL2007, texdoc -s lm takes 7sec on the first run for
> me. (Much less than 1sec on the second run, since it's all in disk
> cache, presumably.)
That's really a big difference. I hope it's not my harddisk which
causes this, like some DVD media...
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