How to package executables

Akira Kakuto kakuto at
Tue Jul 21 23:00:11 CEST 2020

Dear Louis,

> As suggested, I merged and files into a
> single file (work is done in branch texlive [1] for those
> interested). It can even simply be renamed as "spix", which would
> work on GNU/Linux (and MacOS?), but maybe it would not work on
> Windows, as Windows wouldn't care about the shebang, so I don't
> know whether this is a good idea or not.

I confirmed that your worked ok on Windows with

On Windows, shebang is interpreted well by a wrapper
spix.exe in the bin directory.


More information about the tex-live mailing list.