siepo at bitmuis.nl
Sun Mar 17 20:19:15 CET 2019
On Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 04:54:14PM +0000, Taylor, P wrote:
> Hallo Siep —
> > I cannot exactly reproduce this: if I create the texmf subdirectory
> > beforehand then the choices are respected; if not, the installer
> > ends with an error message
> OK, I will delete everything and try again after re-rsynch'ing, but not
> today as this legal document must go to the Court tomorrow !
> > W:/systems/texlive/tlpretest/install-tl:
> > mkdir(C:\texlive\2019\texmf\var/) failed: No such file or directory
> > at W:/systems/texlive/tlpretest/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm line 913,
> > <STDIN> line 212.
> > whereas the text-mode installer has no problem. Am looking into
> > this.
> OK, is it possible that when I went to the new advanced screen and set
> some options there that it forgot that I had changed things in the main
> dialogue box ?
The advanced screen only adds to the basic screen, and the More...
screen adds still more, and all the old options are still there.
> Here are the seemingly relevant lines from the log file :
> > Loading C:/TeX/Live/2019/tlpretest/tlpkg/texlive.tlpdb
> > Installing TeX Live 2019 from: C:/TeX/Live/2019/tlpretest (not verified)
> > Platform: win32 => 'Windows'
> > Distribution: inst (compressed)
> > Directory for temporary files: C:\Users\Philip
> > Taylor\AppData\Local\Temp\N3vdQBtGvf
> > Installer revision: 50369
> > Database revision: 50420
> > Settings:
> > TEXDIR: "C:/TeX/Live/2019"
> > TEXMFCONFIG: "~\TeX\Live\TeXMF\Config"
> > TEXMFHOME: "~\TeX\Live\TeXMF\Home"
These are the user versions. I guess you meant to edit the system
versions below, which you left untouched:
> > TEXMFLOCAL: "C:/TeX/Live/texmf-local"
> > TEXMFSYSCONFIG: "C:/TeX/Live/2019/texmf-config"
> > TEXMFSYSVAR: "C:/TeX/Live/2019/texmf-var"
> > TEXMFVAR: "~\TeX\Live\TeXMF\Local"
> > That is what the 'Desktop integration'- and 'File associations'
> > options are for.
> OK, I will search for those on my next install. What I would like (if
> it is possible) is for TeX files to be associated with TL2019/TeXworks
> but no other associations;
Then choose 'none' for file associations and define your file
associations via the Open or Open with entry from the right-click
menu in windows' File Explorer.
> also a start menu entry for TeX Live 2019
> suite rather than for DVIOUT (or whatever).
Try choosing 'Launcher entry' for Desktop integration. You can
create your own ini file if you want another selection in the
launcher; see the tlaunch documentation.
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