Fw: bug in texi2dvi, and hack patch

Karl Berry karl@freefriends.org
Fri Feb 11 17:03:00 GMT 2005

Back on this thread about texi2dvi and cygwin from a couple weeks ago.

    2) On cygwin, if both $dir/tex.exe exists and a directory $dir/tex/ exist,
    this function misses the existence of tex.exe.

I don't see why the presence of $dir/tex would affect things.
tex.exe would never be found on cygwin with the present code, as I
understand it.

So I added an explicit check for foo.exe, for Cygwin's sake.  test -x
will work, right?  (If a Unix system has an executable foo.exe in PATH
first, they deserve what they get, IMO.)

I do not want to autoconfiscate texi2dvi, nor do I think it's necessary.

If you feel like testing, you can get the current version from texinfo
cvs at savannah.gnu.org, namely:


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