[tex-live] [tldev] problems with spaces under windows

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Jul 2 21:20:09 CEST 2011

On Sat, Jul 02, 2011 at 04:33:30PM +0200, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Jul 2011, T T wrote:
> >Anyway, I committed the fix and it tested successfully, but only on
> >win32.  If anybody else could test that would be nice:
> >1. unpack install-tl.zip in path with spaces
> >2. replace TLUtils.pm and TLPDB.pm in tlpkg/TeXLive with fixed ones from svn
> >3. install to path with spaces (choose something else than
> >scheme-full, I did portable minimal).
> >4. again replace TLUtils.pm and TLPDB.pm, this time in the installed system
> >5. tlmgr install something
> I followed the above recipe, and everything worked well. I installed some
> packages, e.g., concrete to test whether fonts generation on-the-fly also
> works for various programs, and all test passed well (dvips, dviout,
> dvipdfmx, run from texworks; before every test font was deleted
> from my ~/.texlive/....)
> Now I going to test also on Linux.

I tested the installer and tlmgr from and to paths with spaces under
both xp and w7. Everything fine.

Under w7, latex/pdflatex/dviout/psview/bibtex ok. Texdoc ok, but
texdoctk not (testing with lshort). Haven't we been here before?

Siep Kroonenberg

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