[tex-live] ctan-o-mat symlink

Gerd Neugebauer gene at gerd-neugebauer.de
Mon Mar 12 23:44:23 CET 2018

> On 12 March 2018 at 23:24 Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:

> Hi Gerd 

Hi Karl,

> - how about changing the first line of ctan-o-mat.pl to be
> #!/usr/bin/env perl
> (and adding use warnings; if you like)? Then there is no need for a
> wrapper. This is what essentially all the other perl/python/whatever
> scripts do ...

I will do this as fallback in addition. Nevertheless it solves only part of the problem. Older UNIXes do not have /usr/bin/env and it will definitely not work on Windows. Thus the wrapper scripts have to stay. It would be nice if TeXlive just honors them in the way they have been intended and work.

> --thanks, karl.


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