[tex-live] tlcritical -> tlnet tomorrow

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Sun Dec 13 00:17:21 CET 2009

We plan to push tlcritical to tlnet tomorrow (Dec 13) night, Denmark
time.  So if anyone feels like testing tlcritical now, it'd be
appreciated.  The only significant (intended) changes are to the Windows
wrapper setup, as Tomek previously described.


Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 11:16:35 +0000
From: T T <t34www at googlemail.com>
To: TeXLive <tex-live at tug.org>
Subject: [tex-live] new script wrapper framework for Windows

There is a new version of the generic script wrapper for Windows
available as updates from tlcritical. This is a complete rewrite of
the script wrappers framework to reduce the reliance on batch scripts,
so please give it some testing (i.e. check if scripts you use work as

>From the most visible changes: scripts without extensions, like
makeglossaries, should work now. Some perl scripts might still be
broken due to missing modules, but this will be dealt with on a
case-by-case basis as bug reports come in.

For those interested to look under the hood, you will find sources in
our svn under:


General overview is at the top of runscript.tlu file.



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