TL2024 from .iso fail under cygwin (win11 pro)

Pablo González L pablgonz at
Thu Apr 25 20:45:05 CEST 2024

> I also got the same problem when I tried to use the Unix installer under
> cygwin.  My installation is a minimal Cygwin supplemented only by installing
> Cygwin's Perl.
> I was able to overcome the problem by installing Cygwin's wget.
> It seems that the error message could be improved to indicate what appears to
> be the true source of the problem, i.e., a missing executable, rather than a
> problem downloading from a repository.
> John

Thank you very much, that happens for not reading the documentation
well :( ...although I was under the impression that TeX Live provided
the binary for wget. The message returned by Perl is not very
informative for me.


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