[tex-live] TeXLive (Windows) bash script -> exe

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Tue May 20 01:18:19 CEST 2014

    installfont-tl.exe, for some reason, is not a copy of runscript.exe.

svn log says that Akira updated it when he updated the context
wrappers.  I suspect that was a mistake, since of course it is not a
context item.  (I also wrote him about the context update.)

As for why installfont-tl.exe is there in the first place, I have only a
vague recollection that at one point Josef asked me, or there was
already a .exe available, or some such unusual situation.  Ordinarily we
don't install the generic Windows wrapper for shell scripts because it's
(a) highly improbable that the user will have the prerequisites, and
(b) even more improbable that the script will actually work.  No one has
ever complained, either.


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