[tex-live] bug install-tl.zip

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Nov 29 01:44:22 CET 2011

Lars Madsen wrote:

> and Windows does not know how to start X as it is a perl programme (thus X.bat runs it via 'exec perl X' equivalent)

I don't think that is necessarily true, Lars :
Windows uses and understands file associations,
and if .PL files (or .perl files) are associated
with (say) Active State PERL, then

	Start foo.pl


	Start foo.perl

will be fully understood by Windows, and acted upon.

Philip Taylor

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