[tex-live] [tlpmgui] tlpmgui starts in the wrong mode under Win32

Dirk Ullrich dirk.ullrich at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 1 16:08:46 CET 2007

2007/2/1, Staszek Wawrykiewicz <staw at gust.org.pl>:
> On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, Dirk Ullrich wrote:
> > But in my opinion it would be nice to be able to force tlpmgui to
> > start in installation mode. Consider the following scenario: I have a
> > TeX installed on my box, but want to evaluate another TL distribution.
> > In this case I would hesitate to touch my working TeX distribution and
> > its environment setting only to be able to test another TeX
> > distribution.
> just rename "your-tex" directory to "my-old-tex' for the moment of
> testing, that's the simplest solution. The only problem you can expect
> when you have set some extra environment settings,
Yes, there are a few environment settings. I would never touch that
for a running TeX system.
> but sorry, nobody can guess what you have (cygwin tetex, old fptex, etc.).
Nobody expects that tlpmgui guesses what TeX I already have on my box.
That is the reason why I would like to have a mechanism to _manually_
overwrite tlpmgui's guessing.


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