[texdoc] xcolor

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jan 15 10:33:42 CET 2014

Radu Grigore <radugrigore at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 10:09 PM, Robin Fairbairns
> <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > my guess is that this has nothing to do with texdoc, and everything to
> > do with ubuntu's packaging.
> ok: probable
> > ubuntu has decided you don't need the
> > documentation of xcolor.
> no
> $ locate -r 'xcolor.*pdf'
> /usr/share/doc/texmf/latex-xcolor/xcolor.pdf.gz

yes.  i have that file, too; no idea what it's for, but it's not there
for texdoc to find (unless the ubuntu tex people are completely mad,
which i don't believe...).

texdoc will look in its set of tds-structured trees; on my
self-installed system, it finds


the xcolor your locate finds is in an ubuntu doc tree, not a texlive doc
tree.  i have no idea what it's doing there; perhaps an ubuntu expert
might care to comment.


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