[tex-live] texdoc bug

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Oct 16 00:15:06 CEST 2009

Hi Edd,

Edd Barrett a écrit :
> ire% texdoc listings          
> texdoc warning: Environment variable TEXDOCVIEW_pdf deprecated. See the
> manual
> 	section ?.?, ?.? for details.

Hum, which version of texdoc? I think I removed this warning a while
ago, it was really too annoying.

You're right that the precedence order of the various variable, namely


(first wins) is probably not very intuitive. IIRC, the rational was that
things like TEXDOCVIEW_pdf sounds more specific than PDFIEWER, so they
should take precedence. It is more visible for viewer_txt:


where "PAGER" is very generic.

Anyway, the old names are not supposed to be used too often in
conjunction with the new ones, and moreover the prefered configuration
method is now the configuration file.


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