[tex-live] Unattended TL install

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Fri Aug 24 17:07:17 CEST 2012

Siep Kroonenberg wrote, On 2012-08-24 15:04:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 12:32:14PM +0200, Lars Madsen wrote:
>> Lars Madsen wrote, On 2012-08-24 09:49:
>>> Karl Berry wrote, On 2012-08-23 23:57:
>>>>    so since the installer detected miktex in the system path,
>>>> the     installation failed?
>>>> No, I didn't mean to imply that.  It wasn't clear from your message if
>>>> you saw some other failure.
>>> As far as I know that was the only thing se saw
>>> I can ask him to repeat
>>>>    even though TL was added to (the end of) the PATH,     menus
>>>> was added etc...?
>>>> Sounds like success to me.  If tlpkg/texlive.profile isn't there, well,
>>>> I'm baffled.
>>>> k
>> I just had him do a TL12 reinstall
>> on all of his Win 7 systems (not sure if they are all virtualized),
>> install-tl.bat crashed with the notorius 'perl is not working error'
>> (or what ever the message is)
>> install-tl-advanced.bat
>> works fine. But no texlive.profile is created
> I just tested with a small TL installation, on a non-virtual Dutch
> w7 professional with miktex already on the system path. I did get a
> <root>/tlpkg/texlive.profile
> So this failure is not universal.

did you try one where miktex was already installed?


/Lars Madsen
DK-TUG President
Maintainer of memoir and the mh bundle

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