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Re: Tetex-2.0.2-13: texdoc bug/suggestion

On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:

> Igor Pechtchanski writes:
> > I've attempted to run "texdoc color", and got a netscape page with
> > 'Your search "-remote
> > openURL(/usr/share/texmf/doc/help/Catalogue/entries/color.html)"
> > returned no results.'.  A better way of looking at a local .html file
> > is "cygstart '%s'".  Is this something that can be changed in the
> > future versions of the package?
> It seems that texdoc uses
>     : ${TEXDOCVIEW_html='x-terminal-emulator -e see %s &'}
> why does that not work?  Otherwise, TEXDOCVIEW_html="'cygstart %'"
> could be added to /etc/profile.d/ or something.

AFAIK, there's no "see" under Cygwin.  It would probably be best to use
cygstart in any case.  FWIW, the same goes for both _pdf and _ps.
BTW, why not patch texdoc?
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