[tex-live] Installation problems on Windows Vista

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Dec 1 16:44:28 CET 2008

On Mo, 01 Dez 2008, Andreas Hirsch wrote:
> on windows you must specify tlmgr update texlive.infra bin-texlive

No you don't. On windows you *cannot* update tlmgr with it self, because
you cannot overwrite open files.

Normally when you call
	tlmgr update --all
on Windows on the Desktop a shortcut is created to a "Final Installation
Step" which has to be run manually. Yes.

Or you fetch
from CTAN/system/texlive/tlnet/2008/ and just run it. Then you have all
you need.

It isn't sooo hard. And complain to Microsoft that they cannot write a
decent OS.

Best wishes


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