[twg-tds] scripts, enc/lig/map

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sat Feb 21 08:21:30 CET 2004

>>>>> "Hans" == Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> writes:

    >> 3. The way how a script is launched is system dependent even if
    >> the script itself is not.  UNIX systems understand the comment
    >> "#!/usr/bin/perl", others require to call perl with the name of
    >> the script as an argument.
    >> >> What about platform-dependent executable files (of an
    >> auxiliary >> nature)?
    >> > maybe
    >> > /scripts/{,$PLATFORM}/....

    > this is why there are wrappers in the bin paths; these can be
    > system dependent (as are the other bins); the wrapper just lets
    > kpse locat ethe script (texmf-local fo ran updated version,
    > texmf when not found there)

Of course, so no need for texmf/scripts/$PLATFORM.

    >> It is very unlikely that I find somthing system dependent in
    >> MikTeX's texmf tree that works on my system.  It would be much
    >> better if the texmf tree remains platform independent.

    > eh ... perl scripts etc are usable for miktex as well

With system dependent files I mean something like whatever.exe, 
but not perl scripts.


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