[tex-live] Bug#433455: Bug#433455: /usr/bin/pdftex: $TEXEDIT default doesn't cope with spaces in filenames

Frank Küster frank at debian.org
Mon Sep 10 20:37:00 CEST 2007

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:

> Regarding filenames containing spaces and the TEXEDIT et al. values:
> 1) is there any reason not to change the compile-time default in
>    web2c/c-auto.in?  If you want to add the definitions in the Debian
>    texmf.cnf, that's fine, of course, but I don't see why the default
>    shouldn't change also.

I don't see a reason.  

> 2) wouldn't '' be better than ""?  What if the filename contains (say) a $?

Unless the OS ending with `$' - err, `s' likes "" better, I prefer ''.

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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