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The TeX Direc­tory Struc­ture stan­dard (the out­put of the TUG TDS work­ing group)

This is the TeX Directory Structure (TDS) document, describing a runtime
layout of TeX-related files intended to be portable,
implementation-independent, etc.  Most TeX distributions have adopted
this in some form.

If any questions, comments, or suggestions, email
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tds.tex is the master source file.  A few extra LaTeX packages that it
uses are in, in the unlikely event that you don't already
have them. contains the current released version.  For older
versions, see  <!-- For the current
development sources, see -->

Happy installing.


Name Size Date Notes
ChangeLog 9544 2004-06-23 19:24
Makefile 1209 2004-06-04 19:09
README 736 2013-12-14 23:59
736 2013-12-14 23:59 ==> /tds/README 14646 2004-04-04 03:35
tds.aux 4607 2004-06-23 19:25
tds.dvi 89212 2004-06-23 19:25
tds.html 97499 2011-02-20 21:57 67752 2004-06-23 19:24
tds.pdf 195357 2004-06-23 19:24
tds.sed 404 2004-06-04 19:11
tds.tex 65418 2004-06-23 19:24
tds2texi.el 21618 2004-06-04 19:25
tdsguide.cls 25055 2004-03-28 16:21

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tds – The TeX Direc­tory Struc­ture stan­dard

De­fines a struc­ture for place­ment of TeX-re­lated files on an hi­er­ar­chi­cal file sys­tem, in a way that is well-de­fined, and is read­ily im­ple­mentable.

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