Should the option -profile imply -no-gui for ./install-tl? (TeX Live 2019)

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Fri May 3 15:45:08 CEST 2019

On Thu, May 02, 2019 at 04:07:38PM -0500, Yihui Xie wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the option -profile is for unattended installation of TeX Live
> via ./install-tl, I wonder whether it should imply -no-gui
> automatically (
> Currently, the Tcl/tk dialog box still pops up (which requires human
> interaction) when we do an unattended installation -profile, and we
> have to specify -no-gui explicitly to suppress the dialog. Thanks!

This is only on windows and macos. I figured that some users might
prefer a scrollable textbox over a scrolling terminal window.

Siep Kroonenberg

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