[tex-live] [texdoc] texdoc tries to launch X11

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Mon Jun 6 07:35:28 CEST 2011

Le 28/05/2011 00:50, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard a écrit :
> Texdoc tries to detect a running desktop environment to select the appropriate
> viewer, and for xfce detection is needs to run xprop. I guess this is triggering
> the X11 launch.
> [...]
> A better solution would require texdoc not to try getting the viewer settings
> unless they are actually needed. This would probably be a big change in the
> code, so it's probably not happening very soon...
It turned out to be fairly easy. Should be fixed in texdoc 0.81, to appear in
tomorow's tlpretest.


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