[tex-live] Dead links in the TeX live guide 2008

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Sat Sep 13 13:03:01 CEST 2008

On Fri, 12 Sep 2008, Karl Berry wrote:

>     - - "texmf-dist/doc/pdftex/manual/pdftex-a.pdf" pointing to
>     http://www.tug.org/texmf-dist/doc/pdftex/manual/pdftex-a.pdf
>     - - "texmf-dist/doc/pdftex/manual/samplepdf/samplepdf.tex" ponting to
>     http://www.tug.org/texmf-dist/doc/pdftex/manual/samplepdf/samplepdf.tex
> Thanks for the report.  Unfortunately I fear there are quite a few
> broken links in the manual, we did not have time to systematically
> check and fix them all before the release.  (Volunteers welcome. :)

iirc, the URLs should be more or less ok on the DVD (with links into the
local TL after install). Wrong seem to be only the links in
http://www.tug.org/texlive/doc/texlive-en/texlive-en.html, but this
could be repaired there any time.

> I am not exactly sure what went wrong with our macros here, as the
> relative location is correct.  That is, you can find these files in
> the TL distribution in the texmf-dist/doc/pdftex/manual/ subdirectory,
> but unfortunately (again) they still date from 2007.  (I have not had
> a chance to check yet if newer ones are available.)

Regards, Hartmut

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