[tex-live] texlive perl
daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Apr 15 00:53:05 CEST 2010
T T wrote:
> On 14 April 2010 21:45, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:
>> Lars Madsen wrote:
>>>> Strange. This works for me with our perl just fine:
>>>> perl -e "system('start somefile.pdf')"
>>> which perl is this?
>>> as far as I can see I cannot just run 'perl' when the only thing I have
>>> installed is TeXLive, the tlperl is hidden inside and not really available
>>> for the outside.
>>> cmd.exe does not respond to it.
> Yes, it is hidden. I added a wrapper for it for my own use.
>>> I can get things executed using runscript though, so perhaps we are doing
>>> down too many subshells for ARs liking
>> the interesting part is also that AR does react, by telling that some error
>> occured. But not really mentioning what error.
> Does it give any error code?
> Do you have start or start.exe in your path by any chance?
> The culprit in texdoc case was the shell script from MSYS named
> 'start' (Manuel, is this the problem you had in mind?):
> If you will provide me with exact instructions/scripts leading to AR
> failure, I will try to reproduce it and track down the problem. Which
> version of AR do you have?
it simply says, "Internal error occured" (or similar, this laptop is
runing in danish)
it suggests sending MS an error report, along with it an error report
with a lot of odd information
The offending command
latexmk -pdf -pv test.tex
for some compilable test.tex
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