[tex-live] pretest: texdoc problem

Uwe Siart uwe.siart at tum.de
Tue Jul 28 13:58:32 CEST 2009

Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> writes:

> I'm still wondering what went wrong with texdoc and the only
> explanation is that the start shell script was in PATH on Windows.

This was exactly the stumbling block in my case.

> However, it still doesn't explain why it worked with TL-2008.

This I can't tell. But I can reassure you that it was really the case.
It failed in 09 but worked fine in 08. I compared directly by switching
between 08 and 09.

> And I don't know what Akira changed, so I still don't know what caused
> the trouble.

Maybe Akira can shed some light on this. I can only confirm that his fix
solved the problem for me. Now texdoc works fine again though I have
MSYS /bin on my PATH.


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