Bug, window of installation wizard is empty (no content)

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Thu Jul 2 20:45:59 CEST 2020

On Thu, Jul 02, 2020 at 05:45:30PM +0200, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 02, 2020 at 07:44:41AM +0000, Junge, Stefan wrote:
> > Hello,
> > i want to install the current TexLive but when the main installation program
> > was started the window is empty and nothing happens over minutes.
> > This "Wish Application" is not closeable und must be killed using the taskmgr.
> > I can't find any log file to see what is going wrong.
> > Greetings
> > Stefan
> I can reproduce this when running the installer as administrator.
> While we are figuring out what is going on, you can meanwhile choose
> the unpack option and run install-tl-windows.bat from the unpacked
> installer.

On re-testing, I could reproduce the problem only if the repository
was not reachable. However, in that case there should have been a
button to either abort the installation or choose another

Siep Kroonenberg

More information about the tex-live mailing list.