Doc for pkfix-helper

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at
Tue Apr 21 23:54:44 CEST 2020

Applying texdoc to pkfix-helper, which has just been updated today, one is presented with the content of


This is not the actual documentation, but rather a complement to it, containing for example "(See the pkfix-helper documentation for details.)" on the right column of the front page.

Based on


and on comparison with

the documentation seems to be the .pdf man page at


By the way, this .pdf version of the man page exhibits formatting issues towards the top of p.5 (output of "dvips newfonts.dvi −o" protruding into the right margin and partly cut) which are absent on p. 4 of the preformed .pdf file available on CTAN at

I don't know how texdoc could be configured to point to the .pdf man page. I thought this was through a database file associating each package with a given doc file. But looking further, this seems to be through a series of rules defined in


Sorry if these are all trivial issues already discussed on this list: I'm not familiar with texdoc, nor whether this is the proper place to report about it.

Bruno Voisin

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