[tex-live] texcount on Windows fail because of Perl file missing from TeX Live distribution

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 10:13:37 CEST 2016

This is strange, cannot it be a problem of permissions? The error message
lists the @INC settings and it is clear that you have it in the right

Zdeněk Wagner

2016-06-16 21:14 GMT+02:00 Leonid Sinev <leonid.sinev at yandex.ru>:

> Greetings,
> This problem already discussed at
> https://www.tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2015-August/037293.html
> but nothing changed in TeXLive 2016.
> Nothing changed after
> http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/145766 advice
> of Win32::Console::ANSI from CPAN
> I have copied file from this package to
> C:\texlive\2016\tlpkg\tlperl\site\lib\Win32\Console\ANSI.pm
> and got this:
> Can't locate loadable object for module Win32::Console::ANSI in @INC (@INC
> conta ins: C:/texlive/2016/tlpkg/tlperl/lib
> c:/texlive/2016/tlpkg/tlperl/site/lib c:/t exlive/2016/tlpkg/tlperl/lib .)
> at c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount\t excount.pl line 11.
> Compilation failed in require at
> c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount\tex count.pl line 11.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at
> c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount \texcount.pl line 14.
> C:\texlive\2016\bin\win32\runscript.tlu:679: command failed with exit code
> 2: perl.exe c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount\texcount.pl
> Can there be a patch or update for TeXLive for windows that can make
> windows users use Perl scripts like texcount without need of additional
> perl installation or messing with additional packaging for tlperl?
> --
> Best regards,
> Leonid
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