[tex-live] TL 2010 installation does not correctly set path in presence of TL 2009
Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Jul 6 23:29:20 CEST 2010
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> I assume that you are talking about the log file. I don't have a log
> file containing any error or warning messages. Do you think it's
> sufficient to display all lines beginning with "Error:" or "Warning:"
> at the end?
Yes, so long as we detect that there are one or more such lines
and then precede them with a bold alert : SEE BELOW -- SOME ERRORS
OR WARNINGS WERE ENCOUNTERED.
> Parsing the log file has some drawbacks. If a message contains line
> breaks, for instance, we only get the first line. But the advantage
> of this approach is that we don't have to modify the installer itself.
> Parsing the log file can even be done by a separate program.
> And even if a multi-line message is truncated, I think that it's
> helpful to provide the line number of its occurrence in the log file.
> I can imagine better solutions but I don't think it's a good idea to
> add new features to the installer itself a few days before it's carved
> in stone.
Ah well, I should have started pre-testing sooner :-)
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