[tex-live] More on multiple minuses

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 13:48:41 CEST 2008

2008/9/5 Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de>:
> 2008/9/5 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
>> Forgive my naivety, but how does "bash"
>> (?Bourne again shell?) come into this ?!
> Since you are using windows, of course it doesn't.
Remember, there are two separate things:

-- followed by a space which is understood by some unix shells

-option and --option which is understood by Getopt::Long and thus
platform independent

> May we have a texlive-windows mailing list, please? ;-)
> Best
>   Martin

Zdeněk Wagner

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