[dev-context] internal mptopdf not found in Context MkIV 2013.04.20

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 14:01:19 CEST 2013


I don't get the error (I'm using MacTeX 2013 which is almost pure TL
2013 installed to the default location).

Mojca

On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 4:24 PM, Sanjoy Mahajan <sanjoy at olin.edu> wrote:
> Partly to test Norbert's TeXLive 2013 packages for Debian, I just
> installed the whole set of packages, which include Context MkIV
> 2013.04.20.  With it I get an error not present with the older (2012)
> format, namely that the internal conversion of mps files to pdf fails.
>
> I don't know whether it is a Debian-specific problem or shared with
> upstream, hence I am also sending this to dev-context.
>
> Here's the minimal example (mytest.tex):
>
>   \enabletrackers[graphics.conversion]
>   \starttext
>   \externalfigure[fig/whole-tree.1]
>   \stoptext
>
> (You'll need an actual mps file of that name to get the error below.)
>
> Then running it with
>
>   $ context --trackers=list mytest
>
> produces the error
>
>   graphics        > inclusion > no converter for 'mps' to 'pdf'
>   [MP to PDF]
>   ! LuaTeX error [string "\directlua "]:1: attempt to index field 'mptopdf' (a nil value)
>
> Here's the full log:
>
> mtx-context     | warning: no (local) file './mytest', proceeding
> mtx-context     | run 1: luatex --fmt="/var/lib/texmf/luatex-cache/context/f919750633122078d706dd10f1cfd39b/formats/luatex/cont-en" --jobname="mytest" --lua="/var/lib/texmf/luatex-cache/context/f919750633122078d706dd10f1cfd39b/formats/luatex/cont-en.lui" --no-parse-first-line --c:currentrun=1 --c:fulljobname="./mytest" --c:input="./mytest" --c:kindofrun=1 --c:maxnofruns=8 --c:trackers="list" "cont-yes.mkiv"
> This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.76.0-2013052015 (rev 4627)
>  \write18 enabled.
> (/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-yes.mkiv
>
> ConTeXt  ver: 2013.04.20 01:15 MKIV current  fmt: 2013.6.28  int: english/english
>
> system          > 'cont-new.mkiv' loaded
> (/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-new.mkiv)
> system          > files > jobname 'mytest', input './mytest', result 'mytest'
> fonts           > latin modern fonts are not preloaded
> languages       > language 'en' is active
> (/home/sanjoy/sfse/mytest.tex{/usr/share/texmf/fonts/map/pdftex/context/mkiv-base.map}
> fonts           > preloading latin modern fonts (second stage)
> fonts           > typescripts > unknown library 'loc'
> {/usr/share/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/lm/lm-math.map}{/usr/share/texmf/fonts/map/dvips/lm/lm-rm.map}
> fonts           > 'fallback modern rm 12pt' is loaded
> graphics        > inclusion > checking conversion of 'fig/whole-tree.1', fullname 'fig/whole-tree.1', old format 'mps', new format 'pdf', conversion 'default', resolution 'default'
> graphics        > inclusion > no converter for 'mps' to 'pdf'
> [MP to PDF]
> ! LuaTeX error [string "\directlua "]:1: attempt to index field 'mptopdf' (a nil value)
> stack traceback:
>         [string "\directlua "]:1: in main chunk.
>
> system          > tex > error on line 4 in file /home/sanjoy/sfse/mytest.tex: LuaTeX error  ...
>
> 1     \enabletrackers[graphics.conversion]
> 2     \starttext
> 3     \externalfigure[fig/whole-tree.1]
> 4 >>  \stoptext
> 5
>
>
> \convertMPtoPDF ...onvertmpstopdf("\MPfilename ")}
>                                                   \removeunwantedspaces \egr...
> \grph_include_process_mps ...convertMPtoPDF {#1}11
>                                                   }
> l.4 }
>
> \grph_include_place ...e \ctxlua {figures.check()}
>                                                   \ctxlua {figures.include()...
> \grph_include_figure ...include_place [#1][#2][#3]
>                                                   \fi
> \syst_helpers_triple_empty_two_spaced ...{#2}][][]
>
> ...
> l.4 \stoptext
>
> ? X
>
> mkiv lua stats  > used config file: selfautodir:/share/texmf/web2c/texmfcnf.lua
> mkiv lua stats  > used cache path: readable: '/var/lib/texmf/luatex-cache/context/f919750633122078d706dd10f1cfd39b' | readable+writable: '/home/sanjoy/.texmf-var/luatex-cache/context/f919750633122078d706dd10f1cfd39b'
> mkiv lua stats  > resource resolver: loadtime 0.113 seconds, 0 scans with scantime 0.000 seconds, 0 shared scans, 12 found files, scanned paths: <none>
> mkiv lua stats  > stored bytecode data: 326 modules (0.400 sec), 69 tables (0.000 sec), 395 chunks (0.400 sec)
> mkiv lua stats  > cleaned up reserved nodes: 38 nodes, 9 lists of 441
> mkiv lua stats  > node memory usage: 2 hlist, 12 attribute, 21 glue_spec, 4 attribute_list, 3 temp, 3 if_stack, 4 dir
> mkiv lua stats  > used backend: pdf (backend for directly generating pdf output)
> mkiv lua stats  > loaded patterns: en::2
> mkiv lua stats  > jobdata time: 0.000 seconds saving, 0.002 seconds loading
> mkiv lua stats  > callbacks: 38 direct, 179 indirect, 217 total
> mkiv lua stats  > randomizer: resumed with value 0.27778996726395
> mkiv lua stats  > result saved in file: mytest.pdf, compresslevel 3, objectcompreslevel 3
> mkiv lua stats  > loaded fonts: 2 files: latinmodern-math.otf lmroman12-regular.otf
> mkiv lua stats  > fonts load time: 0.320 seconds
> mkiv lua stats  > luatex banner: this is luatex, version beta-0.76.0-2013052015  (tex live 2013/dev/debian)(rev 4627)
> mkiv lua stats  > control sequences: 37286 of 65536 + 100000
> mkiv lua stats  > current memory usage: 25 MB (ctx: 24 MB)
> mkiv lua stats  > runtime: 277.615 seconds
>
> mtx-context     | fatal error: return code: 1


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