[tex-live] Install failed on Windows 8 (*.win32 packages involved)
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Tue Feb 25 11:05:42 CET 2014
On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 10:46:09AM +0100, Denis Bitouzé wrote:
> Le mardi 25/02/14 à 09h51,
> Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at cybercomm.nl> a écrit :
> > On Windows, I have run into timing problems before.
> Okay. What is strange is that on this (recent hence supposed fast) PC,
> the estimated time of the TL install, before this extra sleep was added,
> was rather long (at the beginning of the process): about 55 minutes.
> > But there is a more fine-grained timer module, which is included in
> > w32 TL perl. From
> > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/896904/how-do-i-sleep-for-a-millisecond-in-perl
> > ###
> > use Time::HiRes qw(usleep nanosleep);
> > # 1 millisecond == 1000 microseconds
> > usleep(1000);
> > ###
> Do you mean one extra millisecond would be enough in most cases and
> could added in the installer?
I am just quoting the web page. I just remember that we already use
delays when deleting registry keys recursively. These are delays of
20000 microseconds i.e. 0.02 second. Unfortunately, this did not
help. I doubt whether it was a timing problem at all.
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