[NTG-context] Installation Problem

gnwiii at gmail.com gnwiii at gmail.com
Thu May 25 18:52:11 CEST 2006

On 5/25/06, Neal Lester <neal at 3dsafety.com> wrote:

> I renamed my input file to temp.tex.
> Now I get:
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt cont-en.fmt
> mktexfmt: No such file or directory
> I can't find the format file `cont-en.fmt'
> The file cont-en.fmt is in
> texmf-linux/web2c/pdfetex
> I added the following line to texmf/context/config/texexec.ini
> TeXFormatPath     texmf-linux/web2c/pdfetex     fmt files

When you run ". setuptex <your_texroot_path>" you should end up with


If this is OK, then try "texexec --check" and "texexec --verbose test"
to see if you get some hints.

> That didn't help, so I copied texexec.ini to
> texmf-linux/bin
> but that didn't help either.

The kpsewhich utility is used to search the ls-R databases and can
also display the values of variables.  Unfortunately, the documentation
is probably not in the minimal configuration you have.  If you can
find another system with TeX, try "info kpsewhich".

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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