[tex-k] Path without !! but with a ls-R file

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Thu Nov 19 18:03:08 CET 2009

Karl Berry a écrit :
> No.  I mean, obviously it's not hard, but I'd have to add something to
> kpsewhich to do it, so it wouldn't help you until 2010 at the earliest.
I'm glad to hear it wouldn't be hard. If at some point you (or anyone)
can add it to kpsewhich (and then Taco add it to LuaTeX's kpse library),
it could be interesting.

> It seems to me the list of dirs suffices to get you the benefit of not
> duplicating kpse logic for !! and subdir expansion, etc., etc.  Running
> through the opendir()...readdir()...closedir() is trivial and has
> nothing do with kpse.

I could try, but I fear performance issues. I mean, the whole point of
ls-R files is to avoid too many system calls, isn't it?


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