[tex-live] Package preparation question (directory structure)

Urs Liska ul at openlilylib.org
Wed Sep 4 19:10:13 CEST 2013

Am 04.09.2013 18:41, schrieb Ulrike Fischer:
> Am Wed, 4 Sep 2013 18:03:45 +0200 schrieb Urs Liska:
>> Does that mean I should simply put the scripts in a /scripts/lilyglpyhs
>> directory and wait for the distribution to create wrapper scripts for
>> it? And how would I refer to these beforehand?
> Before what? When the distributions create the first time a
> distribution-package of lilyglyphs they will also (if there are
> willing to create the wrappper at all and if they realize that it is
> needed) create the wrapper.

Yes, exactly. Does that mean I can't refer to any possible wrapper 
scripts (or the location of the actual scripts) in the manual when I 
first upload the package?

> User which get your package directly from CTAN will have to call
> script like other python scripts.

Of course, that's already documented.

> Btw: Check that your script is able to find its files even if there
> are in another texmf-tree. If not you will have to tell your users
> that they will have to move the .py along with your "shadow
> directory".

Thanks for the hint. I think that's already working. Depending on the 
nature of the given script the user is told to either be in the right 
working directory or supply the target file as an argument.


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