[tex-live] pretest: Windows shortcuts not created, path not set

Joel C. Salomon joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 00:52:21 CEST 2009

2009/7/5 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
> On So, 05 Jul 2009, Joel C. Salomon wrote:
>> I just installed TL’09 pretest under Windows Vista.  I recall choosing
>> the option to add TeX programs to the Path, but it did not happen.
>> Also, no Start Menu folder was created.
> Hmm, did you run the program as admin user?

TL ’08 installs just fine as non-admin, including itself on the
per-user path and Start menu.

>> Is there a post-install script I can try re-running to fix this?
> Not now, but I am thinking about adding this functionality to tlmgr.

That will be useful.

Meanwhile, I’ve reverted to ’08.  Is a side-by-side installation
courting trouble?

—Joel Salomon

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