[tex-live] Test tlpm at Win32

gnwiii at gmail.com gnwiii at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 17:46:14 CET 2007

On 1/19/07, Dirk Ullrich <dirk.ullrich at googlemail.com> wrote:

> I have installed a current TH2007 image (20070119) at Win XP SP2 using
> tlpm.  Their some bug (or, maybe, features) I find annoying:
> 1) Perl will be unconditionally installed. At my system Activestate
> Perl isinstalled, its bin dir is in %PATH% and %PERL%LIB% is correctly
> set. Thus I don _not_ need another Perl installation. I must confess
> that I've found the old tlpm behavior--asking whether Perl should
> installed--more comfortable.

I just moved perl.exe and perl58.dll to a directory not on the path
and so far things (context scripts -- if any still use perl -- and
epstopdf, pdfcrop) have been working with AS perl.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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