[tldoc] no more \write18

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Tue Oct 20 04:13:04 CEST 2009

On Tue, 20 Oct 2009, Karl Berry wrote:

> I have updated all the documentation except Chinese (writing separately
> to those folks) to remove the mentions of the \write18 option in the
> installer [now removed] and the two paragraphs about \write18 in the
> "Present" [now disabled] section.  I added
> \begin{comment}...\end{comment} in the latter case.
> Hopefully my editing and/or recompiling did not corrupt every
> 8-or-more-bit character in the tex and/or pdf and/or html.  Please check
> if you have a chance.
> http://tug.org/svn/texlive/trunk/Master/texmf/doc/texlive/
> (may not be there for an hour or so, as I write this, I just did the
> commit.)

Please include in your translations also the following changes
(diff -u against rev. 15840 found on svn, as Karl wrote above).
Also install-lnx-main.png should be changed, but I do not know
who made that ("Allow execution of restricted list...." to remove).

--- texlive-en.tex.old	Tue Oct 20 00:56:22 2009
+++ texlive-en.tex	Tue Oct 20 03:56:53 2009
@@ -781,7 +781,7 @@
  <P> use letter size instead of A4 by default: [ ]
  <F> create format files:                      [X]
- <E> execution of restricted list of programs: [X]
+% <E> execution of restricted list of programs: [X]
  <D> install font/macro doc tree:              [X]
  <S> install font/macro source tree:           [X]
  <L> create symlinks in standard directories:  [ ]
@@ -808,11 +808,13 @@
   (say) binaries or hyphenation patterns are updated in the
   installation, and thus could end up with incompatible format files.
 \item[execution of restricted list of programs:] As of \TL\ 2009,
   execution of a few external programs is allowed by default.  The list
   of allowed programs is given in the \filename{texmf.cnf}; it is very
   small, but still very useful.  See the 2009 news
   (section~\ref{sec:2009news}) for more details.
 \item[install font/macro \ldots\ tree:] These options allow you to omit
   downloading/installing the documentation and source files present in

Sorry, it is somehow late for me to commit and regenerate other
files on svn.

All the best,

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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