[tex-live] TL2011 on Win7
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 10:29:37 CEST 2011
2011/8/25 Andreas Hirsch <cursus.publicus at sacrumromanumimperium.org>:
> Hi Reinhard,
> quoting Reinhard Kotucha, [25.08.2011 00:36 +0100]:
>> On 2011-08-24 at 22:26:13 +0200, Andreas Hirsch wrote:
>> > Hi!
>> > in the last weeks some problems were reported concerning TL-install on Win7.
>> > I had similar problems and today I give it another try - deactivating
>> > the Win-Firewall.
>> > This time the installation succeeded! (ok, there was a little problem on
>> > the server - a file was missing, but the restart completed it without
>> > another error)
>> > If suitable for you - here are the screenshots documenting the complete
>> > install-process:
>> > http://members.gaponline.de/afj/tl2011_win/tl2011_win7_install.zip -
>> > feel free to use it.
>> Hi Andreas,
>> are you sure that it's necessary to de-activate the firewall?
>> I wouldn't do this under any circumstances. However, it's probably
>> harmless if your DSL modem has a built-in firewall.
> That's the common sense as stated by for e.g. c't
>> The problems reported here were related to virus scanners and file
>> locking on Windows. I think that these problems are halfways
>> explainable now, but virus scanners and and firewalls are completely
>> different things.
>> Do you remember the error messages you got when the firewall was
> I tried it many times without deactivating the firewall, it always stopped.
> Your could read the full aboritng-messages here:
As the error message says, this is not a firewall problem. Firewall
blocks network communication. If the files are touched by tar, it is
evident that the files came through the firewall.
> Of course it may be that the firewall isn't the reason. Maybe the
> anti-virus-programm and its only a lucky time this time ...
> 'Gott hat den Menschen erschaffen, weil er vom Affen enttäuscht war.
> Danach hat er auf weitere Experimente verzichtet.'
> Mark Twain (1835-1910)
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