[tex-live] bug(?) of tlmgr

Fengnan Gao fnsteed at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 20 03:13:45 CET 2008

Thanks, Karl. I did what you said, but it's not working, the error message 
is still there. And BTW, I haven't installed any Perl (I mean other than the 
perl within texlive).

From: "Karl Berry" <karl at freefriends.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:02 AM
To: <tex-live at tug.org>; <fnsteed at hotmail.com>
Subject: Re: [tex-live] bug(?) of tlmgr

>    until an official fix comes in:
> We believe the best fix is to download the file
>  http://tug.org/svn/texlive/trunk/Master/tlpkg/tlperl/bin/perldoc.bat
> and put it into the corresponding place in your install hierarchy, that 
> is,
>  c:/whatever/texmf/tlpkg/tlperl/bin/perldoc.bat
> This should work around the problem of the weird x: drive thingy when
> ActivePerl (or whatever perl) is installed, since then the --help
> function will find our perldoc instead.
> Windows experts, please correct/elucidate.  I'll add the above to
> tug.org/texlive/windows.html when we know for sure.
> karl

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