[NTG-context] postscript problem

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Feb 3 11:23:22 CET 2007

Peter Rolf wrote:

>>>>looks like a problem in the metapost beta (context depends on metapost
>>>>not generating empty lines).
>>>Thanks for the info. I have "wasted" five hours on this, but I couldn't
>>>find the place, where the line is inserted.
>>I'll look this up in the weekend.
> Hi Taco. Any news about it?

Found it. There will be a new metapost beta somewhere in the coming
week, with the fix added.

In case anyone is interested right now, the diff is:

Index: src/texk/web2c/psout.ch
--- src/texk/web2c/psout.ch     (revision 128)
+++ src/texk/web2c/psout.ch     (working copy)
@@ -494,7 +494,7 @@
    begin print_nl("gsave ");
-  begin print_ln; print_cmd("gsave ","q ");
+  begin print_nl(""); print_cmd("gsave ","q ");


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