[tex-k] texLive 2011 updmap problem

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Sep 2 18:35:19 CEST 2011

On Fr, 02 Sep 2011, Tom Rokicki wrote:
> There are a *lot* of older Perls out there.  What is it about this particular
> script that requires 5.8.8?

Getopt::Long specification format
which means that an option takes either one or two arguments of type string.

This is to keep perfect compatibility with bash and windows versions of
updmap distributed for 15+ years.

I am not sure if that can be easily programmed around.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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