[tldoc] windows-forbidden character in a filename in the TL SVN

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jun 23 10:15:46 CEST 2008

Staszek Wawrykiewicz <staw at gust.org.pl> wrote:

> On Mon, 23 Jun 2008, [ISO-8859-15] Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> > It's fixed in
> > 
> > ftp://ftp.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/uk-tex-faq/FAQ-html.tar.gz
> > 
> > and also in TL since a few minutes (r8945), with the new name
> > FAQ-inst-miktexstar.html
> I completelly do not understand why not just using FAQ-inst-miktex.html
> name and I saw such file (without *) on my svn copy (linux) before
> deletion and replacement by FAQ-inst-miktexstar.html. Anyway, that's ok by
> me. As I see, index.html is also OK, so only the link in

i have to tread very carefully when i change the semantics of a label;
i've already had to make significant changes this time round, because of
this.  the miktex change was perhaps being excessively cautious, but
better safe than sorry: every complaint takes time.

> FAQ-inst-miktexstar.html is
> http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=inst-miktex* 
> but it works.

because that works on the basis of labels rather than files.  :-}

does the above explain all you need to know?


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