[tex-live] texcount on Windows fail because of Perl file missing from TeX Live distribution
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Jun 18 12:38:11 CEST 2016
On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 10:14:56PM +0300, Leonid Sinev wrote:
> This problem already discussed at
> but nothing changed in TeXLive 2016.
> Nothing changed after
> http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/145766 advice
> of Win32::Console::ANSI from CPAN
> I have copied file from this package to
> and got this:
> Can't locate loadable object for module Win32::Console::ANSI in @INC (@INC conta ins: C:/texlive/2016/tlpkg/tlperl/lib c:/texlive/2016/tlpkg/tlperl/site/lib c:/t exlive/2016/tlpkg/tlperl/lib .) at c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount\t excount.pl line 11.
> Compilation failed in require at c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount\tex count.pl line 11.
> BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount \texcount.pl line 14.
> C:\texlive\2016\bin\win32\runscript.tlu:679: command failed with exit code 2: perl.exe c:\texlive\2016\texmf-dist\scripts\texcount\texcount.pl
> Can there be a patch or update for TeXLive for windows that can make windows users use Perl scripts like texcount without need of additional perl installation or messing with additional packaging for tlperl?
> Best regards,
1. This module includes a dll which would need to be added too.
2. MetaCPAN https://metacpan.org/pod/Win32::Console::ANSI lists a
dependency Win32::Pipe which is not in tlperl either
As Karl noted, the included perl for windows does not aim to
support all included perl scripts.
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