[texdoc] `texdoc l2tabu-fr` opens .../l2tabu-french/README instead of .../l2tabu-french/l2tabufr.pdf

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Tue Jun 16 08:26:54 CEST 2015

Le 16/06/15 à 00h09, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> a écrit :

> Hi Denis,

Hi Karl,

>     all is in the title : running `texdoc l2tabu-fr`:
>     - opens      .../l2tabu-french/README
>     - instead of .../l2tabu-french/l2tabufr.pdf
> As I understand it, it happens because the README has a details= string
> (content is irrelevant) and l2tabufr.pdf does not.  (If I edit my
> texlive.tlpdb to remove the details= string, it finds the pdf first.)

Huh? Where do you see such a "details=" string?

> This is a bug in the l2tabu-french catalogue entry, which I can fix.


> I think texdoc could ignore details= strings on README documents.
> They are self-explanatory.

Still not understandable by me :)

> Also, the string here is "The document iself", which to my mind adds
> nothing, but the verbiage is nevertheless useful in the presentation at,
> e.g., http://ctan.org/pkg/voss-mathmode.  Thus I think texdoc could also
> ignore that particular string for priority purposes.

I trust you! ;)

> However, texdoc has not been updated since 2011.  I believe Manuel is
> busy with other projects.  Would you like to work on it, Denis?

I would be interest in it but, unfortunately:

- I'm engaged in other time-consuming LaTeX projects in the next few
- I'm not sure to have the required skills, especially in Lua I don't
  know at all.

I'm sorry, maybe later...

More information about the texdoc mailing list