[tex-live] texlive2008 install-tl fails on Windows XP Chinese traditional
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Fri Oct 31 22:47:40 CET 2008
On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 11:04:03AM +0100, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 02:57:56AM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > Nien-Po Chen writes:
> > > To whom it may concern,
> > >
> > > I cannot find any other e-mail addresses to report this problem, so I
> > > send it to you. I wold like to install TeXLive 2008 to Windows XP
> > > (Chinese traditional). The installer stops, as shown in the attached
> > > screen shots. It seems the installer cannot handle the folder names
> > > (in traditional Chinese) properly and fails in mkdir. Any
> > > suggestion? Thanks.
The latest version translates the shortcut locations to short names.
Try the net installer at
The file install-tl/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLWinGoo.pm should have a date of
october 29, otherwise your mirror is has not yet been updated for
this modification and you should wait a bit longer. I hope this
solves the problem.
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