[tex-live] Add short description to package

Joel C. Salomon joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 01:33:35 CEST 2012

On 08/20/2012 06:46 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
>     I updated xpeek to v0.2 on CTAN, and the update's made it to TL, but
>     still has no short description.
> And did you update it in your installation?
> I just tried an installation and the short description was there.
> Hmm.

I tried it on my Windows installation of TeX Live at work just before I
wrote; the update was there, but no description.

At home now, under Ubuntu, it’s there with a description.

>     BTW, is there an invocation of tlmgr (or of any TL program) that
>     will show the descriptions (short or long) of a package?
> Anyway, the answer is yes (of course): tlmgr info xpeek will show
> everything.

I tried that but (on my Windows system) there was no description; now
(under Linux) there is.

I’ll try this again tomorrow; maybe I can narrow things down a bit.

> Beyond that, feel free to look at tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb and search for
> xpeek.  It's just a text file.  And that's where everything should be
> getting its data from.

Thank you,

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