[tex-live] possible tlmgr bug

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri May 6 03:47:09 CEST 2011

On Mi, 04 Mai 2011, Adam R. Maxwell 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.

It is not a question of perl vs not perl, but about caring for spaces.

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

THat is wrong, and should be fixed. We are trying to make tlmgr work
even in paths with spaces.

Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
JAIST, Japan                                 TeX Live & Debian Developer
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