[texdoc] texdoc dtk

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Thu May 12 19:10:31 CEST 2011

Le 11/05/2011 11:42, Arno Trautmann a écrit :
> 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,
I added an alias for this, thanks for informing me.

Btw, I don't want to go into a big discussion about aliases and whether or not
texdoc should be "smart", but indeed the goal is to provide the user with
something more effective and TeX-specific than the usual Unix tools, and to help
in the cases where package authors use generic or otherwise hard-to-guess
filenames. For the record, there are only 175 alias entries for about 4500 TL
packages, which seems to me like a reasonnable rate, and quite maintainable.

Thanks again,

PS: anyway, in this case -l yells the desired result second out of two, which
tends to prove the heuristics are working pretty well even if the first result
isn't the expected one.

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