TDS / Unix CD work
Tue, 20 Feb 1996 16:50:41 GMT
> That depends on how you set up the search path. Perhaps it might
> be a good idea to the platform-independ stuff like Perl or shell
> scripts into CD:/bin and only the binaries into CD:/bin/system.
i'll let Thomas comment on that...
> >> We might also include texi2html-converted versions of Texinfo
> >> manuals, i.e. Kpathsea, Dvips, Eplain, AucTeX, TDS, ...
> > i sense a volunteer...
> That would be easy indeed. I could more less just tar up what
> I've got, but I'd better check that I have the latest versions.
please, yes. i assume you *are* a teTeX user, so that you'llbe using
the same as Thomas?
> Well, perhaps I might have another look, but only if someone
> else (Thomas?) would take care of producing the binaries for all
> platforms. Also note that including MetaPost involves messing
> around with teTeX's kpathsea library and rebuilding kpsetool.
oh horrors. this is getting unfunny. i dont think we should do it
> How many platforms are there already in standard teTeX and how many
> do you plan to support? But yes, you're right, any program that's
> added needs to be compiled for each platform.
there are 12 now. thomas sent me 5 more today, and there are certainly
> AFAIK, someone at DANTE did the work of putting the CD together,
> but the CD was produced by Addison-Wesley. DANTE got 500 copies
> for distribution to their members. I have no idea, how many A-W
how is the Dante CD organized? compressed? CTAN layout?