[texdoc] texdoc dtk
Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Thu May 12 07:59:57 CEST 2011
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > the call of
> > texdoc dtk
> > results in
> > /texmf-dist/doc/generic/pst-optic/more_docs/dtk.pdf
> > which is surely not what one is looking for, but rather result
> > number 2 from texdoc -s dtk:
> > /texmf-dist/doc/latex/dtk/doc/beispiel.pdf
> > Would be great if this could be fixed,
> You got what you asked for. Run
No, I asked for the TeXnical documentation of the class dtk.
> texdoc beispiel
> if you want that.
If I know it was called that, I would have used a locate and didn't need
> I don't know why people upload stuff to CTAN which breaks texdoc
> deliberately again and again.
There you're right … it should be dtk.pdf or dtk-doc.pdf maybe.
> texdoc tries to be smart. IMO this is inherently wrong. It invites
> people to put crap on CTAN and prevents correct stuff to work
Well, that's beyond my scope; I just want to get the documentation … for
me as user it doesn't matter where it comes from, how it is called etc …
> You asked for "dtk" and got "dtk.pdf". Be happy. When I run
Is this the intended behaviour of texdoc, just to replace a locate
command? Then it's not a very usefull tool, I guess?
> texdoc vntex
> I get
> instead of
> just because texdoc tries to be smarter than me. Please no more
> smartness than we already have!
> I re-instated the old texdoc shell script from TeX Live 2005 and it
> immediately found vntex.pdf, of course. Well, it didn't try to be
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