[tex-live] Not so good experience with TL net install on windows.

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Aug 25 00:42:16 CEST 2008

Karl Berry wrote:
>     I know it's way too late to ask to modify the installer, so that it 
>     warns the user if "old" envir vars are set, 
> I don't think there is any practical way to distinguish "old" envvar
> values from "new" ones.  We certainly cannot warn simply if any
> TeX-related envvar is set at all.

But we can warn them to check, in the documentation.
As I hit this very error myself, I was confident that
there is no mention in the TUG/TeX Live/Downloads and other means/
Small bootstrap installer sequence, but now I come to
check I find that the last leads to a 550 :-(((

Where has


gone, and why are we still pointing at it if it is
no longer there ?!

** Phil.

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