[texhax] Help Needed!!

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Fri Nov 7 01:09:51 CET 2014

On 2014-11-06 at 21:07:38 +0000, ali alawieh wrote:

 > Hello,
 > I am trying to install Texlive 2014 on my Windows 7 laptop. The issue
 > is that when I run "install-tl-windows" in the command line, and I
 > press next in the GUI that pops up, I get a message saying "Please
 > wait while the repository database is loaded. This will take some
 > time!" I was expecting it to take some time, but after 12 hours of
 > waiting, I concluded that nothing is happening and that I am waiting
 > for nothing! Any idea what the issue could be, or at least how to
 > check if any progress is actually happening?

Could you run the installer with the -vv option?  It will be more
verbose then.

BTW, the installer tells you what it's doing.  If there is no response
within a few seconds or minutes you can be sure that something went
wrong.  No need to waste 12 hours.


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