[tex-live] cleaning up of tree

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Feb 9 16:13:58 CET 2004

At 14:29 09/02/2004, you wrote:

>An edge case is where site policy forces users to install things under a
>path that contains names with embedded spaces and glyphs not found in
>ASCII.  If the TeX documentation gives a good rationale for why such paths
>won't work, it would make it easier to win arguments over whether
>exceptions can be made for TeX.

a nice example is the ls-r file LS-r or ls-R or whatever; since i use the 
same tree for more than one platform, i always have to launch linux to get 
one that is acceptable for all platforms; it would be nice if that one 
would become lowercase (in samba i manage to get two mixed case files at 

with regards to spaces, this indeed needs to be sorted out (double quotes 
vs single quotes for passing such names and so)


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