[tex-live] Directory structure

Zdenek Wagner wagner at cesnet.cz
Thu Jan 19 11:07:45 CET 2006

On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Karl Berry wrote:

> Hi Zdenek,
>     Currently manual.*, README and copying reside in
>     doc/fonts/devanagr but they document not only fonts but also macros
> My impression is that it is better for users if documentation for a
> package is in one place, where feasible.  Whether it is
> doc/fonts/devanagr or doc/generic/devanagr or whatever does not matter
> as much as the doc for the package being together.  Including samples
> and README's.  Feel free to make a subdir for samples, e.g.,
> doc/fonts/devanagr/demos.
doc/generic/devanagr sounds best to me.

> In terms of distribution, the easiest way to incorporate big packages
> like this into TL is if they are on CTAN in exactly the final
> directories, so all I have to do is copy them.  See, for instance, the
> Lucida package I uploaded recently.  (Perhaps devanagr is already like
> this, I don't remember.)
Unfortunatelly not, I have only manually restructured the package for TL.
I would like to have the same directory structure on CVS so that
preparation f releases is simple. I will do it tomorrow.

> Sound reasonable?
> Thanks,
> Karl

Zdenek Wagner
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