[NTG-context] updating ConTeXt to latest on openbsd-current Q #3

frantisek holop minusf at obiit.org
Mon Mar 6 23:50:18 CET 2006


hmm, on Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 11:04:25PM +0100, Taco Hoekwater said that
> This is one of the latin modern fonts. ConTeXt depends on the latin
> modern package, and will not run without errors if latin modern is
> not installed.


thanks for the all the answers...

this all could be in the wiki thought, would save you/me mining the
archives :)  so i'll shamefully steal and put this info into the
openbsd upgrade page i just started :)


ok, seems like my last problem is about the fonts.  i must say the
wiki gets a bit controversial here:

http://wiki.contextgarden.net/TeTeX_3.0_installation says:

Install a Latin Modern font update

The Latin Modern fonts are still in development, so teTeX has a hard
time catching up. To get a stable system, you have to manually download
the [Latin Modern distribution] from ctan and install the package
according to the[instructions in the FAQ].

The ConTeXt-specific support files are included in Cont-tmf.zip, so it
is just a matter of installing the actual font files. 



http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Cont-lmt.zip says:

This was the Latin Modern release from CTAN, repackaged for an easier
download.

It has disappeared since Context 2006.02.01 



http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=uselmfonts says:

<snip>
Note that teTeX distributions, from version 3.0, already have the lm
fonts: all you need do is use them. 



according to the wiki, i don't need cont-lmt.zip anymore.

according to the tex faq i already have them.


what now?   i downloaded the lm.tgz package, compared files, and
clearly, teTeX 3.0 files are old-old-old.

so i copied over the old files, run texhash, and lo and behold,
fonts are all right.



ok, the only problem i see at first glance is \"{o}
(long hungarian umlaut) is with a wave and not the proper umlaut.

could this be a problem with context's encodings?
i presume the lm fonts contain the right character...
it is certainly not that special :)

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