[tex-live] texlive 2003 -- acronym package missing doc

Harald Harders h.harders at tu-bs.de
Wed Feb 11 12:47:46 CET 2004

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> >I have noticed that the default installation of the 'acronym'
> >package in texlive 2003 (texmf/tex/latex/acronym) has only part
> >of the documentation in texmf/doc/latex/acronym:
> >	acrotest.dvi  acrotest.tex  readme
> >The user guide, acronym.dvi, produced from acronym.dtx
> >is not there.

> thats a function of my automated CTAN -> TeX Live procedure. I dont
> normally create
> dvi files from .dtx files, and I throw away existing dvi files. its not
> great, but since
> there is minimal consistency in packages, I tend to be fairly brutal.

But is there a way to guarantee that the documentation for a package is
installed? BTW, why do you throw away existing dvi files? Couldn't that be
a possibility to provide ready made dvi files for documentation in


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