[NTG-context] start with XeTeX

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Sun Nov 28 21:38:56 CET 2004

Henning Hraban Ramm said this at Sun, 28 Nov 2004 21:24:37 +0100:

>Hello Adam et al!
>I just tried to use XeTeX (installed with Gerben's i-Installer, after 
>that updated ConTeXt) and followed your instructions in the wiki 
>(http://contextgarden.net/XeTeX), but I get always this error:
>This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3) (INITEX)
>  (/Volumes/Silmaril/tex/share/texmf.local/web2c/natural.tcx)
>output format initialized to DVI
>entering extended mode
>! I can't find file `cont---xtx'.
><*> *cont---xtx
>Must I change some config files? Or do you know what else is wrong?

Which version of texexec?
The very latest of texexec (5.2.3) and ConTeXt (2004.11.23) are really
the day-zero versions for XeConTeXt: nothing before those versions is
likely to work (at least as described).

I'll update the wiki to that effect!
 Adam T. Lindsay, Computing Dept.     atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
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