[tex-live] bug(?) of tlmgr

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sun Dec 21 17:45:33 CET 2008

On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 05:09:47PM +0100, Ruben Prins wrote:
> Well I have Windows XP, and no ActivePerl installed. The only Perl I have is
> tlperl. And tlperl/bin is not in my search path, but still tlmgr seems to
> find a perldoc (namely tlperl/bin/perldoc.bat). 
> When I change Config.pm to use the correct `scriptdir' path to tlperl/bin
> instead of the default value x:\perl\bin, `tlmgr --help' suddenly works.
> (Removing tlperl/bin/perldoc.bat also solves the problem.)

Do you mean that tlmgr --help works even with an unpatched Config.pm
as long as there is no tlperl/bin/perldoc.bat?

Siep Kroonenberg

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