[tex-live] Installation problems on Windows Vista

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Dec 1 16:53:31 CET 2008

Norbert Preining wrote:
> 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
> 	update-tlmgr-latest.exe
> 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.

how does miktex do it then?



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