[tex-live] script for LuaTeX font database updating

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 23:19:05 CET 2010

2010/2/25 Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>:
> I don't understand this, how having "different behaviour based on
> executable name" (which still requires editing the script to understand
> this, right?) is a less invasive approach than, the more natural,
> command line switches?
> Andi, remind you, though this behaviour might be consistent through TeX
> Live utilities, it differs from the rest of the world, which adds to the
> frustration of newcomers (like me, that why I'm complaining, as all this
> -sys naming did is confusing me like hell).
No, it does not differ from the rest of the world. It is quite common
in the unix world that there is one executable with several hard links
with different name. The function depends on the name of the hard link
by which it was invoked.

Zdeněk Wagner

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