[twg-tds] storing scripts in the texmf tree

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Feb 14 16:18:32 CET 2004

At 21:43 13/02/2004, you wrote:

>One possibility I'm exploring is using a 'texmf.zip' for the texmf
>tree.  We have again the issue that (like building the hash table from
>the ls-R file) building the index into the zip will be a fairly
>expensive operation, which could conceivably benefit from things like
>daemonizing or sharing.

how complicated is it to let the tex family of programe transparently 
accept zip and gz files directly?


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