[tex-live] dviselect wishlist?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Nov 17 02:07:55 CET 2013

On So, 17 Nov 2013, Karl Berry wrote:
>     I'd like it to return a non-zero value
>     when the specified page is out of range.  It would also be
>     nice if dviselect didn't generate an output in that case.
> Sounds logical -- I've been annoyed by that zero-page output on occasion
> myself.  Unfortunately I'm not likely to get to it myself any time soon.

The code is quite one-way, so reading the dvi and outputting in at
the same time, so handling pages out of range is probably not
simply a patch of a few lines, but needs a restructuring of the
whole program flow.


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