# pretest 2021 begin (3rd attempt, no reply seen)

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Wed Mar 3 14:52:02 CET 2021

```On Wed, Mar 03, 2021 at 01:04:10PM +0000, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
>
> Thank you, Siep.  So let me try to simplify my question to the
> absolute minimum :  given that no network mappings are involved,
> and that my local "rsynch"d repository is at :
>
> C:\TeX\Live\2021\Pre-test
>
> which contains (for example) "install-tl-windows,bat" and
> "install-tl-windows.exe", and given that I am working within the
> context of an elevated command prompt, what is the simplest way to
> be able to verify, with 100% certainty, that the installation will
> take place from my local repository before allowing the installer
> to continue ?