[tex-live] Patch for "texdoc -s" to use the ls-R database

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Wed May 30 20:35:14 CEST 2007

On 5/30/07, Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch> wrote:
> [ ... method for excluding non-doc files from the search]
> This is still not lightning fast, but it's a considerable
> improvement. Of course, it would be best to grep only through the doc
> parts of ls-R, but I don't have any idea how to get that with shell and
> simple tools.  Or I reimplement texdoc in Perl - maybe that's even an
> improvement for the windows people?

The other approach is to change kpathsea to better support
such searches.  There are times it would be nice to find things
like "lm-rep-*.map".

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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