[tex-live] No rule to make target `ppower4', needed by `all'. Stop

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sat Mar 15 01:58:03 CET 2008

Karl Berry writes:

 >     The difference between install-linkedscripts and
 >     install-linked-sys-scripts is the line:
 > There has to be a better way than repeating all that shell code.  I'll
 > look at it.

I agree that this is not a good solution, an external script is a
better solution.
 >     LaTeX has been untouched for fourteen years.        And there is Context.
 > Nonsense.  Both of those are updated regularly.  Ppower4 has been
 > literally untouched since 2002, judging by the dates on CTAN.

What do you want to be changed in Ppower4?

 >     This is new.  It's painful to set these properties manually.  Maybe it
 >     makes sense to put it into http://tug.org/texlive/svn/config.txt .
 > No.  It is highly desirable for keyword expansion to be enabled explicitly.

Can you explain?  What is wrong if a string "$ Id: $" in a texlua script
is expanded automatically?

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