[tex-live] error on (after) texlive 2008 installation

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Apr 15 02:02:38 CEST 2009

On Mi, 15 Apr 2009, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> All operating systems which are in use today support spaces in file
> names.  TeX is the most advanced software package at all.  It would be
> quite embarrassing if it couldn't deal with spaces in file names.

Well, every tried to 
	\input  foo\ bar\ baz.tex
	\input /tmp/file~name~with~tilde.tex
Everything can be done, but it will not work trivially.

One more thing, I am not sure that updmap and fmtutil shell scripts on
unix are ready for saces in names.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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