[tex-live] Different behavior of options in mktexlsr (windows/linux)

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Dec 19 18:57:57 CET 2018


> Hello everyone, when using the options "--version" and "--verbose" of
> mktexlsr, the results are different in windows and in linux.

You mean the output to stdout is different? Yes, because the one is a C
program and the other is a shell program which are developed
differently and independently.

Functionality-wise they are the same.

> I was trying to see why when updating in windows (the same number of
> packages) it takes almost four times what linux takes to run
> "mktexlsr"

THat has to do with the filesystem of Windows, and not with anything



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