[tex-live] Value of TEXDOCS in texmf.cnf needs adjustment ?

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Wed Dec 15 03:16:49 CET 2010

Le 15/12/2010 02:46, T T a écrit :
> On 15 December 2010 01:23, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
>> Le 14/12/2010 04:17, Akira Kakuto a écrit :
>>> It is a special feature of search.tlu of texdoc that cannot find
>>> files in the starting directory $TEXMF/doc, in the case of
>>> TEXDOCS=$TEXMF/doc//
>> Akira, you're too kind. This "special feature" is actually a bug. I'll fix it.
> Manuel, perhaps you could use the kpse.lookup function instead of the
> custom implementation of the kpse search?  Taco kindly implemented
> this function to expose all available options from kpsewhich
> (including --all to return all matches, which wasn't possible before).
Nope, even --all isn't flexible enough for what texdoc wants to do. But I'm
aware of the problem (I mean the general problem of duplicating part of kpse,
not only this particular bug) and it is on my list.


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