[tex-live] Catalogue sources

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Sat Sep 12 15:28:05 CEST 2009

2009/9/12 Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk>:
> Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>>     PS. There are even more shell scripts waiting for translation, so if
>>     someone is interested ...
>> Any such rewritten shell scripts should be pushed back to the upstream
>> packages where appropriate, not just installed in TL.
>> FWIW, it seems clear to me that there is no great demand for these
>> scripts on Windows because it hasn't been done for lo these many years.
>> Personally, I'd just as soon not go there.
> um, the two i looked at (the russian ones mentioned) also exist in .bat
> forms on ctan.  the assumption that widnoze systems will automatically
> have perl available is practical in tex live, but not otherwise (i
> guess).

I had a quick look at these .bat scripts. Both of them call sed, so
won't work out of the box on Windows.



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