[tex-live] texlive perl

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Apr 21 22:55:22 CEST 2010

T T wrote:
> On 14 April 2010 23:53, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:
>> On WinXP:
>> it simply says, "Internal error occured" (or similar, this laptop is runing
>> in danish)
>> AR 9
>> 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
> The problem seems to be with Perl.  I can't start AR9 from Perl at
> all, always the same error as you see.  What's even more bizarre, I
> can't start AR9 from any child process started from Perl!  So there is
> something that is inherited from the perl.exe process that causes AR
> to crash, but I have no clue what it might be and I couldn't find
> anything suspicius in Perl's sources regarding process spawning.  I'm
> out of ideas I'm afraid.
> Cheers,
> Tomek

interesting because I did not have problems running

../tlperl/../perl.exe poc.pl

where poc.pl contains

system('start file.pdf');


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