[tex-live] minor problems with install-tl

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Oct 28 16:32:37 CET 2008

On Di, 28 Okt 2008, Rolf Niepraschk wrote:
> > Impossible. Downloading is down by wget, so we cannot easily provide a
> > statusbar.
> My version of "wget" shows a status bar or something else during a download:
> xx%[===============================================>] ...
> Maybe redirecting this piece of information would be sufficient.

Doesn't help. Redirecting means threads for reading/writing, it is plan
simply complicated, and will anyway not work under any circumstances on
Windows (there we cannot do fork at all in perl).

Best wishes


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