[EXT] Re: pretest 2021 begin (3rd attempt, no reply seen)

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Wed Mar 3 18:28:33 CET 2021

On Wed, Mar 03, 2021 at 05:19:24PM +0000, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Philip Taylor wrote:
> Thank you Siep — proceeding on that basis.
> With Siep's kind assistance, TeX Live 2021 (pre-test) is now
> successfully installed (scheme: basic).  All appears to work, but
> there is one ?spurious? report in the transcript :
> The following environment variables contain the string "tex"
> (case-independent).  If you're doing anything but adding personal
> directories to the system paths, they may well cause trouble
> somewhere while running TeX.  If you encounter problems, try
> unsetting them.  Please ignore spurious matches unrelated to TeX.
>    WISH=C:\TeX\Live\2021\Pre-test\tlpkg\tltcl\bin\wish.exe
> As the path contains "Pre-test", I can only assume that this
> variable was created by the installer itself — why, then, does it
> report this rather than simply ignore it as a known side-effect ?

Indeed, this variable still needs to be added to the list of
variables to be ignored in the environment check.

Siep Kroonenberg

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