[tex-live] Install-TL (Win/32) conceals errors at first sight

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Nov 18 15:07:46 CET 2008

Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Nov 2008, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
>>> untarring F:\TeX\Live\2008\temp\dingbat.tar failed, please retry
> We will investigate that. Before this triggered a die, after some
> refactoring it didn't. We will check for a better behaviour.

Many thanks, Norbert : in that case, even when you identify
the underlying cause of the problem of TAR/read-only, it
might be worth leaving that second aspect unfixed until
a cure to the first is in place, since the read-only
problem reliably triggers the "concealed error" on
a second and subsequent install on top of an existing one.

** Phil.

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