[tex-k] Re: teTeX and CR-LF-CRLF

Olaf Weber olaf@infovore.xs4all.nl
17 Apr 2001 09:23:30 +0200

Thomas Esser writes:

> I guess that tex / metafont / metapost handle all three kind of line ends
> properly. I have compared tex.ch and bibtex.ch and only in tex.ch, the
> "C" version of input_ln gets activated (i.e. the pascal implementation
> is removed and the sysbol is declared as external).

> I have no time to work out a patch for bibtex, but I hope that someone
> at the tex-k list has (Olaf?).

It's comparatively nasty: input_ln uses input_line, which is in
texmfmp.c, so not part of lib.a, and not readily available to bibtex.
I'll have to ponder this a bit.

Olaf Weber

Do not meddle in the affairs of sysadmins,
        for they are quick to anger and have no need for subtlety.