TL2024 from .iso fail under cygwin (win11 pro)

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at
Fri Apr 26 01:54:16 CEST 2024

On Thu, 25 Apr 2024 at 23:36, Karl Berry <karl at> wrote:

>     I also got the same problem when I tried to use the Unix installer
>     under cygwin.
> Can you please run install-tl -v in the failing case and show us the
> output? The installer will use any of Perl LWP, wget, or curl (in that
> order), but I guess it doesn't notice when there's nothing available.
> --thanks, karl.

I suspect the problem is that the windows curl is in the path so it will
but that curl won't understand any cygwin paths and things will go wrong.
installing wget (or curl) in cygwin would put a cygwin binary ahead of that
in the path....
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