[tex-live] possible tlmgr bug

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Wed May 4 15:55:44 CEST 2011

On May 4, 2011, at 00:05 , Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> Sorry, but I fear that there are some other scripts in TeX Live which
> can't deal with spaces in filenames.  They can't be fixed easily and
> it would make more sense to re-write them in Perl in order to make
> them work on Windows too.

So this line in TLUtils.pm will handle spaces correctly?  It's
approximately near the one Artemio called out:

      chomp (my $guessed_platform = `/bin/sh $config_guess`);

Are backticks in Perl handled differently from Bourne shell?


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