[tex-live] texdoc in luatex

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Sat Jun 30 00:11:18 CEST 2007

Hi Frank,

> >>   rmfile_command = 'del /F ';
> >>   rmdir_command = 'rmdir ';
> >
> > Most applications on Windows support forward slash '/' as a
> > directory separator, but internal commands such as
> > 'del', 'rmdir', ... do not. So you have to replace forward
> > slashes by backward slashes in the path if you use 'del' and 'rmdir'.
> That's a misunderstanding: the '/F' is supposed to be an option (force,
> remove even if the file is non-writable).  It probably doesn't make much
> sense, it's there because the bash version has it, too.

I didn't mean /F. That is an option.
del /F c:/tmp/foo/bar.txt
does not work.  You have to replace / in the path like
del /F c:\tmp\foo\bar.txt

> > Text files may have various suffixes, so 'start' is not appropriate.
> > I'm using less (less.exe is needed). If you use the standard
> > Windows command 'more', you have to replace / by \ in %s.
> Hm, does texdoclua show filenames with forward slashes on Windows?

Kpathsea and ls-R for TeXLive 2007 use forward slashes
(the same as on Unix) since I think it is more natural
in the TeX world.

Best regards,

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