[tex-live] Further feedback on the TeX Live 2008 network installer under Win/XP

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Thu Aug 7 12:03:19 CEST 2008

On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 01:56:13PM +0100, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
> The section that reads "Installation
>  The installation script is now named install-tl,
>  and has both GUI (default on Windows) and text
>  (default on everything else) operation modes.
>  You can force one or the other with the options
>  -gui and -no-gui, respectively. "
> is likely to confuse the more naive Windows user.
> In fact, the installation script (for Win/XP)
> is named "install-tl.bat", whilst "install-tl"
> is a 46kb file which looks (to my untrained eye)
> as if it were a Unix script.

It is explained more fully later on. `install-tl' is what you would
type on the command-line. So, while some people might get confused,
I still think that the explanation is appropriate for this place in
the manual.

Siep Kroonenberg

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