[NTG-context] New Installation under miktex, not working

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Jan 17 10:38:37 CET 2006

Aditya Mahajan wrote:

> I had a similar problem. I needed cygwin ruby because there are 
> certain ruby packages (e.g. narray) that I could get to work with 
> cygwin ruby without any hassle but do not work with the ruby one click 
> installer. But cygwin ruby and context do not go together. I was 
> actually following your thread on comp.lang.ruby hoping that someone 
> will come up with a solution, but no suggestion worked. What I finally 
> did was, download and install the one click installer, but removed it 
> from the PATH. So when I am working on other projects, I get the 
> cygwin ruby which works fine. I added a line to setuptex.bat that adds 
> the one-click windows ruby to the front of the path. So when a context 
> program asks for a ruby, it gets the windows version and everything 
> works fine. The only drawback is that I can not use rxvt+bash, and 
> have to use cmd.exe

why the one-click installer, just take the 2-4 meg version compiled with 
the native ms compiler; that's the one i use and it works perfectly (for 
years now)



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