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Setup and environment of postinstall scripts (was: Installation hangs because asks for input from terminal)
Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
Igor Pechtchanski writes:
I found that it was a conflict with my existing fpTeX installation
(fpTeX is a TeTeX port to Windows) that defined an environment
variable TEXMFCNF to one of Windows directories.
I feel that setup.exe should not use an unclean environment.
I'm not sure that's true.
Since there is nothing cleaning up the normal environment in which cygwin
programs run, I don't see why postinstall scripts should be different.
Does that make sense?
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