[lltx] new tlmgr action

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Mon May 10 12:39:19 CEST 2010

On 10 May 2010 10:34, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> Le 10/05/2010 11:17, Elie Roux a écrit :
>> T T a écrit :
>>> And wrappers on win32. FYI, I added support for "-sys" scripts some
>>> time ago by setting:
>>> and calling the non-sys version. Dunno if it matters, but it might if
>>> you rely on arg[0] to check for "-sys" version.
>> Hello,
>> that's exactly what we do ;) This means that we can safely remove this
>> check? Should we keep the --sys option?
> Since there is hope that MikTeX will provide LuaTeX some day, and it doesn't use
> the same wrappers system as TL (AFAIK), I suggest keeping an option in the
> script itself rather than relying only on the wrapper (or arg[0], since I'm not
> sure how it is set with MikTeX either).

I don't think miktex has any notion of "-sys" utilities (nor kpathsea
for that matter, which makes this script very TL-centric), but
symlinks on unix will need the argv[0] check, therefore it should
stay.  (And I would keep the --sys option too if it is already there.)



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