[dev-context] An Idea for the garden

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Oct 13 09:00:48 CEST 2006


Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> Hi Patrick,
>
>   Occasionally, while browsing sources at source.contextgarden.net, I 
> feel the need of seeing the pdf copy of that file. I wonder how 
> difficult will it be to add a link, say "View pdf" with each file 
> listing, so that if I click that link, I see the output of
>
> texexec --module filename.tex
>
> I do not know if the perl scripts support this. From what I remember, 
> in perl texutil kept care of generate module listing.
>   
texutil functionality has been split over ctxtools., rlstools, tmftools, 
textools, whatevertools and texexec; this particular feature in in ctxtools
> Maybe, the pdf files can be cached (no idea how) so that they are not 
> regenerated, or maybe they can be autogenerated each time the source 
> files are updated.
>
> Do not spend too much time on this, I can always do it on my own 
> machine :-)
>   
Hans 

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