[tex-live] cleanup: remove special cases in texlinks for {pdf, }cs{plain, latex}?

Thomas Esser te at dbs.uni-hannover.de
Mon Aug 22 08:49:03 CEST 2005

Hi Vladimir,

> 1) uncomment (and change) the lines in fmtutil.cnf in the following
>    way:
> csplain		pdfetex		-	-translate-file=il2-cs.tcx *csplain.ini
> cslatex		pdfetex		-	-translate-file=il2-cs.tcx *cslatex.ini
> pdfcsplain	pdfetex		-	-translate-file=il2-cs.tcx *csplain.ini
> pdfcslatex	pdfetex		-	-translate-file=il2-cs.tcx *cslatex.ini
>    (uncommenting them in TeXLive is necessary for automatic format
>    file creation, because we do have these links installed by default)
> 2) remove special case for these formats from texlinks, thereby
>    changing them to plain symlinks instead of ugly shell scripts.
> do i overlook something which prevents us to do that?

I don't see any reason against this proposal and I suggest to follow this.
One thing that I'd do, however, is to ask Petr. Maybe, he wants to do
some checks, adjust documentation etc.


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