[tex-live] No unzip in texlive/2008/bin/win32/

Philip TAYLOR chaa006 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 12:28:57 CET 2008

In my experience, Win/XP can unpack ZIP files using
Windows Explorer, which understands ZIP format (and
uses it for what it terms "compressed folders"); is
it clear to you why this did not work in your case ?

Axel Kielhorn wrote:
> Hi!
> I have just instaled TeXlive 2008 (last night's rsync) on a Windows XP 
> SP3 computer.
> After installing it, I called getnonfreefonts-sys to install the fonts I 
> have on my Unix machines, but strangely it fails.
> On closer inspection I discovered that there is no unzip in 
> texlive/2008/bin/win32/.
> Since this is not my computer it didn't have unzip in the PATH, well, it 
> does now and erveryhting is fine.
> Regards
> Axel

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