[tex-live] preliminary test image for TeX Live 2005

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Sep 9 19:45:09 CEST 2005

George White wrote:
> Quoting Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>:
>>The pdfopen/pdfclose commands need a version of the Reader that is
>>under direct control of the X11 window manager. Only if that is
>>true does it makes sense to build the executables  (and even then
>>i do not dare promise that it will work).
> Does OS X need pdfopen/pdfclose at all?  On Win32 they are important 
> because you can't write over an open PDF, so if you start pdftex without
> remembering that you have the PDF open, you get an error (asking for a
> filename). On unix/linux all they can do is save manually reloading the
> document.

True. Call me lazy ;-)

> What happens if the pdf file is being written to a shared disk exported from a
> Win32 OS?  

Dunno. If somebody has such a windows shared disk available for testing,
please let me know how/if it works out.

Greetings, Taco,

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