[tex-live] texlive perl

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Thu Apr 22 01:03:30 CEST 2010

T T a écrit :
> Yes, I'm quite familiar by now how those things work in texlua and
> perl.  Still, I'm really baffled how those problems can propagate
> farther down to child processes.  I started cmd.exe from perl that was
> spawned from texlua and AR9 just wouldn't run from that cmd.exe no
> matter what (nor from any other process started from there).
Yeah, that's really amazing. Maybe something with the environment that would
propagate differently using spawn/exec vs execute?

> This is definitely not the quoting problem.  I always pay special
> attention to this, because this is such a PITA on Windows.
And your experiment with lauching cmd.exe from wrapped-perl and trying to launch
AR from this cmd also proves that (if another proof was needed).


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