TL2024 from .iso fail under cygwin (win11 pro)

Ken Brown kbrow1i at
Sun Apr 28 00:42:05 CEST 2024

On 4/27/2024 5:53 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
>      > You are using Cygwin, and this problem could arise if you haven't
>      > installed Cygwin's wget. See the section of the TeX Live documentation
>      > about installation under Cygwin.
> It feels weird to me to put in this sort of vague platform-specific
> message instead of detecting and/or solving the actual error

It could made be less vague by checking for /usr/bin/wget.exe and only 
issuing the message if it doesn't exist.  The message could then be 
something like:

   It seems you are using Cygwin and haven't installed Cygwin's wget. See
   the TeX Live Guide....


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