[NTG-context] metafun color broken?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jun 15 23:03:31 CEST 2006


Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Hi Hans,
>
> Hans van der Meer wrote:
>   
>> I expect Hans or Taco to react soon with there usual speed and will  
>> await for their comments first.
>>     
>
> Perhaps you missed the post below. The current problem is just
> a different symptom of the same problem.
>   

part of the problem is that when no progname is given, the format should 
determine the progname (at least that was the case soem tiem ago) but 
then, mpost is behaving weird with respect to mem vars anyway; the 
current (context) approach is 'use metafun everywhere a prognam eis 
needed' [a problem, at least in the past, is that there were tetex 
versions with no metafun entries in texmf.cnf so we went back to mpost 
as progname for a while]

> Greetings, Taco
>
> Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>  > Hans van der Meer wrote:
>  >
>  >> 2. The mpgraph.1 files differ only slightly, except for a few roundoff
>  >> differences:
>  >> new format extra lines: (but not a problem, I would guess)
>  >> %%MetaPostSpecials: 2.0 123 1000
>  >> %%HiResBoundingBox: -5.66927 -5.66927 359.9991 119.05481
>  >> %%MetaPostSpecial: 7 1 1 1 1 0.94118 1 3
>  >
>  >
>  > Believe it or not, but this is a known problem within web2c.
>  > It is triggered by an interaction between the new texexec
>  > and having two different entries in texmf.cnf for Metaposts
>  > memory size, for example like this:
>  >
>  >   main_memory.mpost        = 500000
>  >   main_memory.metafun      = 3000000
>  >
>  > Now, the metafun format is generated as "mpost", but the
>  > graphics are created as "metafun", and the different memory
>  > sizes make the specials go disappear.
>  >
>  > Strangely, I thought Hans and I had fixed by that a few weeks
>  > back by changing the mpost commandlines, but apparently we didn't.
>  >
>  > A workaround (while we sort this out) is to make sure that the
>  > .mpost and .metafun settings use the same (highest) number.
>  >
>  > Taco
>  >
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