[tex-live] xdvi not in texlive 2013 for Windows

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Jul 17 22:31:36 CEST 2013

On 2013-07-17 at 00:46:51 -0700, Lester Ingber wrote:

 > Lars:
 > That is not the issue.  In fact, I do use pdflatex.  However, when
 > I produce a dvi file I'd like to look at it.  Why does texlive has
 > config files and placeholders for xdvi?  They should be removed.

TeX Live has to treat Windows and Unix differently in many places.
This makes the code less maintainable or at least less comprehensible.
Since we are talking about a few tiny files (not even a package), it's
certainly better to avoid the extra complexity here.


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