# [tex-live] Is the TeX Live 2018 installer (for Windows) considerably slower than previous years

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Mon Aug 27 18:12:20 CEST 2018

On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 04:56:10PM +0100, Philip Taylor (RH-UoL) wrote:
> Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 04:25:01PM +0100, Philip Taylor (RH-UoL) wrote:
> >
> > > Ah, interesting — thank you, Siep.  But there was no obvious way to invoke
> > > the directory browser; how should I have gone about that ?
> > > ** Phil.
> >
> > That is what the Change... button under the C:\ component does.
> >
> Ah, I see.  I am so used to ignoring the GUI aspects of those dialogue boxes
> that I failed even to register that I was being presented with one.  But in
> that case, could you not allow the "New folder" option, and one could then
> create-and-browse-to C:\texlive\2018 (or in my case, D:\TeX\Live\2018) from
> a single dialogue box ?

I am stuck with the dialogs that perl/tk offers. I am a bit
disappointed myself that this option was not available. But I think
the current design accomodates most people, and it is always
possible to create D:\TeX outside the TL installer.

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Siep Kroonenberg