[tex-live] Broken Net-Installer for Win32

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Feb 3 14:53:46 CET 2009

Hi Lucia,

thanks for the feedback.

On Di, 03 Feb 2009, Lucinha wrote:
> this issue, I noticed an advice to download the installer from tug.org. I

That is only for the time being until the fixed installer is mirrored
around the world.

> did so, and got a functional installer. However, the command prompt issued a
> warning saying it couldn't translate to pt (portuguese). I had to use the
> following command: install-tl -lang en. After that, TeXLive 2008 was

Why? After telling you that it cannot translate to pt, what happened?
Didn't it start automatically in the English version? I would be

> the portuguese mirrors do have the functional installer. After choosing the
> -lang en option, I did get the installation from a portuguese mirror.

That mirror selection is completely independent of the language. It
tries to select a mirror close to where you are, but that might not
always be optimal.

Thanks again, and please if you can, tell me what has happened after the
warning you mentioned.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
gpg DSA: 0x09C5B094      fp: 14DF 2E6C 0307 BE6D AD76  A9C0 D2BF 4AA3 09C5 B094
LIFF (n.)
A book, the contents of which are totally belied by its cover. For
instance, any book the dust jacket of which bears the words. 'This
book will change your life'.
			--- Douglas Adams, The Meaning of Liff

More information about the tex-live mailing list