[tex-live] pretest: texdoc problem

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 26 13:00:28 CEST 2009

2009/7/6 Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr>:
> T T a écrit :
>> The failure has something to do with how system call arguments are
>> handled (quotes seem to be striped off of arguments unless they
>> contain spaces. Try with:
>>   os.execute('echo start "foo" "bar baz"')
>> Using os.execute('start "something with a space here" "C:\mydoc.pdf"')
>> should fix it.
> Thanks for the hint.
> Uwe, can you please try to change lines 663-667 of
> texlive\2009\texmf\scripts\texdoc\texdoc.tlu to something like
>            viewer_dvi    = 'start "texdoc viewer"',
>            viewer_html   = 'start "texdoc viewer"',
>            viewer_pdf    = 'start "texdoc viewer"',
>            viewer_ps     = 'start "texdoc viewer"',
> and see if it solves the problem?

Has this been fixed? 'texdoc texlive-en' opens a command prompt window
for me with the full path to texlive-en.pdf as its title (I have the
latest texdoc rev. 14095).



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