[NTG-context] Context doesn't work

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Dec 10 10:05:33 CET 2008

Michael Talbot-Wilson wrote:
> I've installed Context and attempted
> $ texexec fig3_2.tex
> The response is:
> the file 'texexec.rb' is not found
> setuptex was run and TEXROOT is correctly set.
> texexec is:
> #!/bin/sh
> texmfstart texexec.rb "$@"
> There seems to be nothing there which would enable the script to be
> located.
> Does texexec have to be changed to state the full path to the script?

No, discovering the actual file is handled by texmfstart

> Does that have to be done with anything else?

You do not say where you got your context distribution from, making it
hard to give good advise. It could be as simple as: run

  $ mktexlsr


Best wishes,

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