[tex-live] texdoc should always use TEXDOCS

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Fri Mar 16 13:59:53 CET 2007

"Martin Schröder" <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:

> 2007/3/16, Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch>:
>> I don't know how fmtutil and these things work on windows, but I also
>> don't see how this is related to the question of maintaining Thomas'
>> tools in TeXlive.  Either they do work for both now, then it's
>> irrelevant.  Or they don't, then we should in the long run try to find a
>> unified way.  But they still continue to be somewhat
>> distribution-specific.
> Most of Thomas' tools are shell scripts and as such don't work on
> Windows; the Windows versions usually are complete reimplementations
> in e.g. perl.
> LuaTeX will make this easier one day, as we will then have a lua
> interpreter on all plattforms.

For the time being, it might be easier to use the Perl scripts on
Unices, too.  

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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