[tex-live] Viewing doc through texdocpk

Daniel Flipo Daniel.Flipo at univ-lille1.fr
Thu Nov 4 12:54:18 CET 2004

 Staszek writes:

KB> Staszek, I think you've talked with the texdoctk maintainer before.
KB> Would you like to bring up this problem, maybe show them Thomas's
KB> script, etc.?  I am not inclined to hack up texdoctk.dat myself.

Sure. It it somehow tedious work. Kaja spent a lot of time last year
for correcting it by hand. Anyway, it would be welcome if someone 
can follow Thomas' ideas and take this part (Daniel, can you help?).

I am not fond of hacking texdoctk.dat either. I fully agree
with Karl when he writes:
KB> I am sad that texdoctk apparently requires manual maintenance of every
KB> single doc file.  This does not seem like a good idea.  Why not search
KB> for both .dvi and .pdf, at the very least?  And surely subdir searching
KB> would be a much better mechanism than explicitly specifying every
KB> directory.  Wow.


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