[tex-live] Bug in TexLive installer
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Wed Jan 18 10:28:48 CET 2017
On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 03:02:30AM +0000, hz hzmonte wrote:
> I am not able to re-produce the perl524.dll error. The behavior of install-tl-windows.bat is unable. My first try this evening led to a command window as attached screenshot - "perl.exe encountered a problem". My second try led me to the installation GUI before giving me "perl.exe encountered a problem". Subsequent tries led to the command window directly. I already disabled my anti-virus program, by the way.
The problem MAY be with the graphical module of Perl. In that case,
you may have better luck with the text mode installer: in a command
prompt, go to the directory where you unpacked the installer, and
install-tl-windows.bat -gui text
If you get again the error window with `perl.exe has encountered a
problem' then click on `click here' and make another screenshot.
Sometimes it contains useful information.
Another two remarks:
1. Why did you unpack under c:\program files\TexLive? The place
where you unpack has nothing to do with the place where you install,
and picking the same place may lead to problems. And picking a
directory with spaces in its path may cause problems with some
2. The installer does not receive a lot of testing under XP any
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