[tex-live] Unattended TL install
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Aug 25 11:02:15 CEST 2012
On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 04:12:56AM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 2012-08-24 at 20:55:16 +0200, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 06:27:56PM +0200, Lars Madsen wrote:
> > > Siep Kroonenberg wrote, On 2012-08-24 18:18:
> > > >On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 05:07:17PM +0200, Lars Madsen wrote:
> > > >>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:
> I installed a cicuit simulator on W7 and created a few files in order
> to define simulations. It worked fine. But when I tried to run
> exactly the same simulations a few weeks later, the program complained
> that none of the files I created myself exist. And indeed, neither
> dir (cmd.exe) nor the Exploder displayed them.
> At a first glance I thought that the files got lost. But Emacs in
> dired-mode shows them all. Emacs even allows me to copy/move/delete
> these "non-existent" files.
> Hence it would be quite helpful to know whether texlive.profile
> exists physically. But you can't use Windows tools in order to find
> out whether a file exists or not.
> Another thing I can reproduce on Windows 7 reliably:
> Go to %ProgramFiles% and run
> zip -r foo.zip foo
> The file foo.zip doesn't appear in any directory listing, neither
> cmd.exe nor the Exploder displays it. But it definitely exists. You
> need Emacs in order to access "non-existent" files under Windows.
On my XP-and W7 vm's the zipfile is visible.
Can you check whether the hidden attribute is set for the zipfile?
(which would be a mystery of its own)
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