[tex-live] script for LuaTeX font database updating

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Feb 26 00:55:42 CET 2010

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:

> Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> > On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 10:40:45PM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> >> I don't think it's a mistake.  It was a design decision and the way it
> >> was done is reasonable:
> > 
> > I consider a "different behaviour based on executable name" a wrong
> > design decision and hence, IMHO, a mistake.
> I disagree on this point. It is perhaps a bit unfortunate, but I don't think
> it's a mistake.

i used to use tex back when there _was_ a separate executable for plain
tex, amstex, latex, texinfo, and so on.  it was a real pain to manage.

i'm all for executable name defining functionality, as now happens with
just two "traditional" tex executables in current systems.


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