[tex-live] (Win32) Another problem with space in %COMSPEC%?

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Sep 3 20:41:54 CEST 2009

On Do, 03 Sep 2009, Dan Luecking wrote:
> tlmgr.pl which in turn calls
>   TeXLive::TLUtils::dir_writable
> which, in turn tries to execute
>   system('copy /b ' . $ENV{'COMSPEC'} . ' "' . $fb . '" >nul 2>&1');
> This seems to fail if there is a space in %COMSPEC%.

Tomek, didn't we have a discussion about that recently? Is there a 
safe way to fix it, and if yes, can you please commit a fix.

Thanks Daniel as usual for providing fine bug reports!

Best wishes


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