[NTG-context] error updating beta WAS: beta

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 15:01:06 CET 2011


2011/2/2 Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>

> On 2-2-2011 1:41, Peter Münster wrote:
>
>> Hans Hagen<pragma at wxs.nl>  writes:
>>
>>  no, i'm still trying to get mkii and mkiv working at the same time with a
>>> fundamental different setup strategy .. getting there
>>>
>>
>> Or perhaps 2 completely different distributions?
>> mkii: frozen, only some fixes from time to time
>> mkiv: no more mkii files, no more pdftex, just pure mkiv
>>
>
> this can already be done (just install with the --engine=luatex flag)
>
> the main issue is that mtxrun also replaces the ruby texmfstart script and
> texexec is launched via mtxrun; so mtxrun needs to be able to deal with mkii
> situations where kpse is used for lookups later on; as the installer uses
> the --tree option, and as mkiv has an abstract notion of the texroot, some
> hoops have to be jumped through to get it working for both machineries


You mentioned earlier that texexec could be replaced by mtxrun completely,
that only a bit is missing. Would this solve the problem?

Regards,

Vedran Miletić
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