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

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jul 6 21:46:28 CEST 2009

On Mo, 06 Jul 2009, Philipp Stephani wrote:
> Having a switch is fine, but it would be preferable to choose this
> automatically instead of failing without notice. The install script
> should check in advance if it has write access to the All Users' Start
> Menu folder and the Local Machine hive, and warn the user in the
> negative case.

And that it is trying. It is very strange that you could come to the
place that it tries to install into a system folder. I tried it on my
non-admin account and it always worked.

Best wishes


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