[tex-live] [tldev] problems with spaces under windows
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Jul 2 21:24:59 CEST 2011
On Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 09:20:09PM +0200, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 04:33:30PM +0200, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> > On Sat, 2 Jul 2011, T T wrote:
> > >Anyway, I committed the fix and it tested successfully, but only on
> > >win32. If anybody else could test that would be nice:
> > >1. unpack install-tl.zip in path with spaces
> > >2. replace TLUtils.pm and TLPDB.pm in tlpkg/TeXLive with fixed ones from svn
> > >3. install to path with spaces (choose something else than
> > >scheme-full, I did portable minimal).
> > >4. again replace TLUtils.pm and TLPDB.pm, this time in the installed system
> > >5. tlmgr install something
> > I followed the above recipe, and everything worked well. I installed some
> > packages, e.g., concrete to test whether fonts generation on-the-fly also
> > works for various programs, and all test passed well (dvips, dviout,
> > dvipdfmx, run from texworks; before every test font was deleted
> > from my ~/.texlive/....)
> > Now I going to test also on Linux.
> I tested the installer and tlmgr from and to paths with spaces under
> both xp and w7. Everything fine.
> Under w7, latex/pdflatex/dviout/psview/bibtex ok. Texdoc ok, but
> texdoctk not (testing with lshort). Haven't we been here before?
To be specific: a dosbox pops up with a message `Cannot access file
C:\tex' where the installation is in c:\tex live\2011.
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