[texdoc] texdoc pdftex

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Dec 21 19:39:42 CET 2008

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard writes:
 > Reinhard Kotucha a écrit :
 > > Karl Berry writes:
 > >  > Hi Manuel -- I suggest texdoc pdftex be special-cased to pdftex-a.pdf,
 > >  > instead of bringing up the man page.
 > > 
 > > Try "texdoc dvips" and you get the man page by default too.  You never
 > > get what you expect.  I suggested to rename "dvips.pdf" ==>
 > > "dvips.1.pdf" but it seems that I'm the only one who is unhappy with
 > > same names for different files in texmf trees.
 > > 
 > Nope, you're no the only one. I have plans to change that, [...]

Hi Manuel,
I'm glad to hear this.  This would be a great improvement.

 > In the meanwhile, I can rapidly create aliases for what you suggest, but
 > please make me a list of the conflicts if you want the alias list to be
 > complete.

It's not so urgent.  I have to do a few other things at the moment too.

 > >    texdoc info: vntex aliased to vntex.txt 
 > > 
 > > Why is an alias needed at all???  I just asked for "vntex".
 > > 
 > Very funny indeed. Probably taken directly from texdoctk.dat without
 > noticing.

Certainly. :)


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