Re: User specific tds
Patrick Häcker <email@example.com> writes:
> The last thing I am curious about is the program name. So if texdoc is
> getting the paths, does it use "texdoc", "doc", "latex" or something
> completely different as its program name? I am asking because only if "doc"
> is used, my home directory would be preferred to the system path
> (/usr/share/...) as far as I understood.
kpsewhich --show-path 'TeX system documentation'
and you know where to put your documentation files below ~/.tex/. Or
read the TDS.
> More general: Does every program use its "real" name or how can I find out
> which name gets used?
Hm, they should use the name of the link they are called with. Binaries
always do, or maybe nearly always, but I fear there are scripts around
that use kpsewhich and do not set progname.
(Of course they don't need to if they only use the -expand-* or