[tex-live] texdoc under windows

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Jun 10 15:31:34 CEST 2007

Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch> wrote:

> I was talking about texdoc, texdoctk is something different.  It's
> written in Perl, and if any changes are needed to make it run under
> Windows, I'd rather make these in the existing implementation.  The real
> problem of texdoctk, as Reinhard has pointed out, is maintaining the
> database.  

couldn't we generate the database from the doc stuff in the tpm files --
perhaps with some heuristics about what files should go into the

that way we could in principle make the database on the fly as part of
installation, so not listing packages that aren't installed, and
ensuring all relevant documentation is listed for the packages that
_are_ installed.


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