[tex-live] Problem installing texlive2008

Venkatesh, P.C. VenkateshP at sec.gov
Sat Nov 22 04:10:09 CET 2008

Thanks. I'll poke around next week. I use the command window quite often. As does the cygwin which is also on that machine.   More later

----- Original Message -----
From: George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com>
To: Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>
Cc: Venkatesh, P.C.; texlive at tug.org <texlive at tug.org>
Sent: Fri Nov 21 21:03:10 2008
Subject: Re: [tex-live] Problem installing texlive2008

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 6:48 PM, Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Nov 2008, Venkatesh, P.C. wrote:
>> Can't spawn "cmd.exe": No such file or directory at
> Aehmmmmmm.... that is bad. If your Windows does not have a cmd.exe then
> we cannot do anything.
> I cannot help here, what is failing for you is a simple line
>        my $cwd = `cd`;
> which calls a cmd.exe and in that cd. If that does not work, I don't
> know what is hosed.

Could this be caused by a PERL5LIB setting?   I think TL2007 and some 3rd
party perl apps set PERL5LIB.

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