[tex-live] [Solution][Bug]tlmgr --help on Windows

Aaron Chen nextaaron at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 08:13:02 CET 2008

To those have the same problem:
you can modify texlive\2008\tlpkg\tlperl\lib\Config.pm to get around it.
Just replace all x:\\ by your drive letter.

Aaron Chen

On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 02:54:20 -0500
Aaron Chen <nextAaron at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have ActivePerl installed on Vista.
> Basically, tlmgr --help gives an error "The system cannot find the drive
> specified."
> The script tlmgr knows I have perldoc, and tries to call perldoc to
> show the help.
> The error is caused by the Pod::Usage perl module, in which
> $Config{scriptdir} returned "X:\perl\bin".
> ActivePerl correctly returns "C:\perl\bin" while tlperl returns
> "X:\perl\bin".
> I am not sure if this is common on all systems. Could someone look into
> this issue? Thanks a lot.
> Aaron Chen

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