[tex-live] linting the tlpdb

Paul Vojta vojta at math.berkeley.edu
Mon Nov 25 22:47:00 CET 2013

More lint:

In the texlive.tlpdb entry for bxbase, I see

  texmf-dist/doc/latex/bxbase/README details="Readme" language="japanese"

Probably it should be language="ja" or language="jp" (both of which occur
in the file, 18 times and twice, respectively).


On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 11:29:50PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi Edd,
>     a linter for the texlive tlpdb
> It seems you have reinvented some of the functionality of tlmgr check,
> plus some, minus some :).
>     Manual pages are not categorised as docfiles:
> Thanks, will see about changing those.
>     Win32 binaries which are not binfiles:
>       texmf-dist/scripts/context/stubs/mswin/ctxtools.exe
> It's intentional.  These files exist in both bin/win32 and the context
> dir, because I thought it was actually clearer/better that way.
>     These files are absent in the texlive tree:
> Also intentional.  These are present on the DVD, not the distribution.
> They are listed in 00texlive.image.tlpsrc.  Your script didn't find them
> all, by the way.
>     These files look like manuals in the wrong path:
> These are also intentionally copied and present in both places, or
> intentionally not installed in the man tree.
> best,
> karl

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