[texdoc] [tex-live] texdoc update

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Nov 25 06:59:37 CET 2009

On Mi, 25 Nov 2009, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> I reimplemented part of it :-/ I have two excuses:
> - for now I just wanted to play with it, this is temporary
> - your Lua module isn't up to date :-) (It fails with current tlpdb.)

Upps, sorry. Well good that you remade it. Hopefully in some reuseable 
way that someone can just load a library and gets access.

> Now I am going to test things more seriously. I'd like to keep texdoc as
> fast as possible. I did a few timing tests with my code, and the largest
> part of the time is spend reading the file, not parsing it...

That is what I experienced my self. The File IO was the limiting factor.

> I thought I fixed that in v 0.50 (uploaded to TL last week). Please
> complain again if it doesn't work with this version!

Ah I didn't realize that. I was using the version from TL2009-DVD.
(Debian bug report!)

Best wishes


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