[tex-live] install-tl-windows.bat unavailable in Microsoft Store

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Dec 9 08:42:01 CET 2018

ne 9. 12. 2018 v 8:23 odesílatel Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> napsal:
> Zdeněk Wagner wrote:
> > As I read the docs, if I understand them well, perl will not even start because it is not allwed in the S mode,
> That does indeed seem the most probably scenario.  But of course it is not impossible that a Perl vendor (e.g., Active Perl) will apply for (and gain) certification, so if the installer can use an already-present Perl then all is not necessarily lost ...
OK, it may happen but look at
posted some time ago by George N. White III which says among others

Just because an "app" comes from the Windows Store does NOT
automatically mean that it's safe & suitable for running in Windows 10
S. There are some apps that are not allowed to run on Windows 10 S,
including all command-line apps, shells and Consoles.
And of specific interest to readers of this blog, Windows 10 S does
not run command-line applications, nor the Windows Console, Cmd /
PowerShell, or Linux/Bash/WSL instances since command-line apps run
outside the safe environment that protects Windows 10 S from malicious
/ misbehaving software...

So even if perl gets into MS Store, it will not work in the S mode.

> Philip Taylor

Zdeněk Wagner

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