[tex-live] problems with spaces under windows

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 1 11:24:33 CEST 2011

On 30 June 2011 23:32, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>     "tlmgr install whatever"
> I suspect the problem, such as it is, only happens with nonexistent
> package names.  In which case, not critical.  As tlmgr reported, after
> the bogus msg, package mpost not present in package repository.
> Try "tlmgr install metapost".
>    '""C:\Program' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
>    operable program or batch file.
> Clearly undesirable no matter what.  FWIW, I cannot reproduce on Unix
> after installing to a path with a space.

The problem is Windows only, and it's because of stray double quotes
in the PATH in Mojca's test (not from our installer) rather than
because of spaces in paths per se.  I will make that more robust after
the release, not important right now.



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