[dev-context] Script files for third party modules.
adityam at umich.edu
Wed Jan 3 16:23:42 CET 2007
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> > Hi Hans,
> > Mojca and I are writing a module that uses a vim script to highlight
> > source code. What is the best way to "package" this module. That is,
> > where should the script file go? The ideal location will be
> > scripts/context/vim/macros/
> > Are third party modules allowed to "pollute" the scripts/ directory?
> hm, never thought of it; i suppose it is ok that way
> > We have another concern while calling the script. We need to call vim
> > using
> > vim [options] -c "source path-to-script/2context.vim" filename
> > This command is called using \externalprogram. We do not want to
> > hard code the location of path to the scirpt. Does it make sense to
> > add VIMINPUTS environment variable to texmfstart, to reduce the search
> > time?
> hm, maybe but adding a truckload of editor paths will also slow down; an
> option is to add 'vim' as suffix someplace
> > Is there a way to locate the file in the texmf-tree and pass the
> > arguments to another program? I copied 2context.vim to texmf-tree and
> > texmfstart --locate 2context.vim
> > gives its location. However
> > texmfstart bin:vim kpse:2context.vim
> > does not load the file. I get
> > texmfstart version 2.0.2
> > kpse : direct (forced)
> > locating '2context.vim' in program space 'context'
> > locating '2context.vim' in program space 'context' using format 'other
> > text files' 2context.vim is not resolved using 'system' call: vim 2context.vim
> > What is the correct way of finding something in the texmf-tree but
> > outside program space 'context'?
what should yourtex be in this case?
> but i wonder, isn't the vim stuff in the context tree? can kpse find it?
Aparantly not. Something seems to be broken.
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Notice no version number!
does not give anything.
kpsewhich --debug=10 texexec.rb
...[lots of lines]
...[ending with repeats of]
kdebug:hash_shared_lookup(texexec.rb.tex) => (nil)
Notice that the complete path is not output. That is compare from
kpsewhich --debug=10 core-ver.tex
...[lots of lines]
The last line is the location of the file, which is output to stdout.
So even though kpsewhich is able to find the file in scripts/, it does
not give any output. I do not know what is happening here. Is there a
bug in kpsewhich? The binaries are from context stand alone
distribution overwritten by pdftex-1.40.0-beta-20060213 binaries (I do
not know where the kpsewhich binary came from, context stand alone or
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