+---------------------------------------+ | CTANIFY | | | | Prepare a package for upload to CTAN | | | | By Scott Pakin, email@example.com | +---------------------------------------+ Description =========== ctanify is intended for developers of LaTeX packages who want to distribute their packages via the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN). Given a list of filenames, ctanify creates a tarball (a .tar.gz file) with the files laid out in CTAN's preferred structure. The tarball additionally contains a ZIP (.zip) file with copies of all files laid out in the standard TeX Directory Structure (TDS), which facilitates inclusion of the package in the TeX Live distribution of TeX. ctanify has been tested primarily on Linux but with reports from users that it also works on OS X and can work on Windows under Cygwin. Volunteers willing to help port ctanify to other platforms are especially welcome. File manifest ============= README This file ctanify The ctanify Perl script itself ctanify.1 ctanify documentation (Unix man-page format) ctanify.pdf ctanify documentation (PDF format) Copyright and License ===================== Copyright (C) 2017 Scott Pakin This work may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any later version. The latest version of this license is in http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt and version 1.3c or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX version 2008/05/04 or later.
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ctanify – Prepare a package for upload to CTAN
Given a list of filenames, ctanify creates a tarball (a .tar.gz file) with the files laid out in CTAN’s preferred structure.
By default this tarball additionally contains a ZIP (.zip) file with copies of all files laid out in the standard TeX Directory Structure (TDS), which may be used by those intending to install the package, or by those who need to incorporate it in a distribution. (The TDS ZIP file will be installed in the CTAN install/ tree.)
Given that CTAN and TeX Live are not fond of .tds.zip files for small and/or otherwise straightforward packages, ctanify has now been provided with an option that prevents the creation and inclusion of such a .tds.zip file.
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|MiKTeX as ctanify|
support for work with the CTAN archive|