[tex-k] new pathsearch functions

Olaf Weber olaf@infovore.xs4all.nl
28 Dec 2002 10:07:24 +0100

John W Eaton writes:

> I've been using the kpathsearch library with Octave (www.octave.org)
> for years with great success.  However, it has never really done the
> type of search I need.  Instead of searching an entire directory tree
> for a single file, I need to be able to search each directory in the
> tree for each element of a list of files and return the first one in
> the list that is found, or all the files found, in the order that they
> are found.  In other words


> Would you be interested in including these new functions in future
> kpathsearch versions?

I agree about the functionality, though not necessarily about the
names or some details of the interface.  It will take some time
though, as I'm freezing current code as mush as possible until teTeX
2.0 is complete.

Olaf Weber

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