[tex-live] symlinks in repository?
sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Jun 27 14:47:06 CEST 2005
Werner LEMBERG wrote:
>>yes, Perforce supports symlinks. but please don't use them,
>>as the result will not be replicated properly on Windows boxes.
>I've done `find -type l' and already found symlinks in bin/i386-linux
these are OK, because Windows people won't use them
>Well, this is not an easy task. Some explanation: Vladimir's cmap.sty
>expects that a ToUnicode cmap file is called
>for example `c1017.cmap' (C10 is simplified Chinese in my CJK
>package). After creating a DVI file, this information is lost. The
>new dvipdfmx version (currently only in the CVS) checks whether for
>font `foo' there exists a ToUnicode cmap `foo.cmap' and uses it if
>found, which is quite natural. Assuming that font foo is subfont `17'
>of encoding `c10', the file foo.cmap should be a symbolic link to
make it a hard copy. space is cheap.
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