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Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2023 19:53:19 +0100
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On 28/07/2023 18:57, LARONDE Thierry wrote:
> But it is not difficult if the API is specified. The problem is here.

sure, documentation is good but documentation requests need to go to
software maintainers, not users, and latex is an end user here.

> Adding automatically an extension was
> preventing from obtaining the size of a file without an extension

only if a file with a .tex extension is earlier in the path.


works fine

but if \filesize{README} and \mdfivesum{README} refer to a different
file than \input{README} then they are not reliably useful for their
main use cases.



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