[tex-live] The adforn package.

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 02:36:10 CEST 2010

On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 7:41 PM, Robin Fairbairns
<Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>>     Subject: [tex-live] The adforn package.
>> Thanks for the report, but this bug needs to go to the package
>> maintainer, ie, Clea.  I've forwarded it.
> istm this is a latex-on-mac bug rather than something of clea's.
> some time back, in some contorted logic related to case-insensitive
> file systems, it was decided that latex would accept fd files with the
> coding name ("u" in this case) in either upper or lower case, with lower
> case being the default.
> is macos' file system case insensitive?  (i thought not, but i've no
> easy way of testing.)

Yes, it is and underlying UNIX is partially in a funny way. F.e. I
have a directory called SVN. Then
1) cd SVN 2) cd svn 3) cd Svn 4) cd S*N  work albeit 5) cd s*n returns
"No match"

> tracing what the file system is actually doing could well be useful
> here.
> robin

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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