[tex-live] problems with spaces under windows

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 1 11:09:40 CEST 2011

That was meant for the list...

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From: T T <t34www at googlemail.com>
Date: 30 June 2011 20:07
Subject: Re: [tex-live] problems with spaces under windows
To: Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com>

On 30 June 2011 16:51, Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> My previous report about hanging installation is not reproducible, but
> the following problem is. The installation into path with spaces works
> fine, tlmgr --help, "tlmgr search" all work fine, but "tlmgr install
> whatever" reports the following
> c:\>set PATH="C:\Program Files\TeX Live\bin\win32";%PATH%

Why, oh why, do you stick quotes, where they don't belong?

> c:\>tlmgr install mpost
> tlmgr: package repository http://ctan.ijs.si/mirror/tlpretest
> '""C:\Program' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
> package mpost not present in package repository.

And that's what you get as a result...



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