[tex-live] TDS and binaries / man pages

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Thu Mar 19 16:56:45 CET 2009

Zdenek Wagner a écrit :
>> /scripts/splitindex/splitindex.class
>> /scripts/splitindex/splitindex.pl
> It should be script/splitindex/..., not /scripts/splitindex/...
> because users do not have write access to the root directory and are
> not allowed to create the /scripts directory.
? Which root directory? I have perfect write access to ~/texmf, thanks :-) Are
we discussing the same thing?

>> The advantage would be that a user who unzips the tds.zip doesn't get
>> "strange" directories at the top level, but only in the
>> /source/latex/splitindex/ directory. This still does not mean that a user
>> that unpacks in a local texmf-tree gets something usable. But at least the
>> local texmf-tree is not cluttered.
Well, I really wonder if it's worth doing a .tds.zip, since manual placement of
the files will be required anyway. Unless I missed something,tds.zip files are
not required by CTAN, and even less required by TL.


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