[tex-live] Problems with TL2014 Windows command line environment
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Thu Jul 17 13:32:19 CEST 2014
On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 12:14:49PM +0200, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:34:37PM +0100, Philip Taylor wrote:
> > keithpickering . wrote:
> > >So I'd like to suggest that the TL command line environment no longer
> > >use \Windows\system32 as a default directory, but use the user's home
> > >directory instead.
> Actually, the shortcut does not specify a working directory at all.
> Apparently, Windows picks this insane default only in the case of an
> admin install on later Windows versions.
> A better value for the working directory is %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%,
> but it is not immediately clear to me how to accomplish this with
> the Perl module that we use.
> Fortunately, it can be fixed easily by just adding a line
> cd /d %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%
> to <root>/tlpkg/installer/tl-cmd.bat.
> If you do not want to do that yourself, you can download a patched
> version from
Fix committed so should be available in a day or so.
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