[tex-live] TL 2010 installation does not correctly set path in presence of TL 2009

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 6 15:37:07 CEST 2010

On 6 July 2010 14:07, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> Le 06/07/2010 15:01, George N. White III a écrit :
>> Many systems will have TL2009 previously installed and a user wants to
>> try TL2010.
>> For machines with more than one user, this likely means TL2009 is installed
>> "system-wide" while TL2010 is installed by and for one user.

Windows doesn't allow for user path to take precedence over the system
path, as Manuel already noted.  There is nothing we do about this one.

>> Perhaps the installer should try to detect such cases and issue a warning, but
>> it is the little surprises that keep life interesting.
> It seems to me the installer is already doing that. From Phil's original message:
> Warning: conflicting [pdf]tex program found on the system path in [...]

And it will further tell that it can't fix this for you if run in
single user installation mode.



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