[tex-live] Problem with pgf/tikz in tl 2008 on Windows

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Mon Sep 22 22:48:10 CEST 2008

Herbert Voss <Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE> wrote:

> Benedikt Steinbusch schrieb:
>> I just discovered, that on Windows (Vista in this case) the name of the
>> file
>> texmf-dist/tex/generic/pgf/frontendlayer/tikz/libraries/tikzlibrarydecorations.pathmorphing.code.tex
>> is truncated by one character, leaving it as
>> tikzlibrarydecorations.pathmorphing.code.te
> I cannot confirm. Also on Vista with the latest TeX Live 2008
> everything is fine.

Windows has problems with file names longer than $number. I think it's
255. Maybe it can be recproduced if texmf-dist is put under

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Debian Developer (TeXLive)
ADFC Miltenberg
B90/Grüne KV Miltenberg

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