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Sebastian Rahtz <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 20 Jun 1997 16:23:53 +0100
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Philip Taylor writes:
 > If there are only TFM files in the tree, then VMS will be as efficient
 > as any other system in locating a particular file; if the tree has
it depends how well it caches, actually. does the search speed up
after one traversal?

 > this area for which I was seeking clarification: is TDS defined in
 > such a way that there is a TFM tree, a TEX/LaTeX tree, and so on,

um, have you _read_ your copy of the TDS?

yes, the tds says you will see


seems straightforward enough

where there is a problem is if you search
instead of