[tex-live] tlmgr on Win10 fails

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de
Sat Nov 24 20:23:12 CET 2018

Am 24.11.18 um 19:37 schrieb Norbert Preining:
> Hi Herbert,
> On Sat, 24 Nov 2018, Herbert Voss wrote:
>> everything was fine except the problem that we had to go first
>> into the directory of xz and then update tlcritical. Otherwise
>> the same problem appears ...
> Should be fixed as of today since we pushed out tlcritical to tlnet, so
> every new installation should automatically react to the env var.
>> Only an idea: could an option in the tl gui itself be better
>> instead of setting an environment variable??
> You mean tlmgr gui? But then installation would fail, which is not good
> either. And we would have to add an additional option for the installer,
> which is also not really what we want.
> Or do yo suggest that the tlmgr gui has an option to globally set this
> env-var? I am not really sure that I understand what you propose.

some users do not know the meaning of an environment variable and how
to set one.

Forget my thoughts, everything is fine now ...


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