[NTG-context] error updating beta WAS: beta

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Feb 2 21:18:49 CET 2011


On 2-2-2011 8:07, Hans van der Meer wrote:
> More experiments, I am not one to be so easily defeated by software.
> Retrieved some old beta's, each time I start a context run then it results in the loadfilemarkerror.
> But I can find several formats lying around:
> /Users/hans/TeX/ConTeXt/beta/tex/texmf-cache/luatex-cache/context/c180539b697aa06758debbc1182817e4/formats/cont-en.fmt
> /Users/hans/TeX/ConTeXt/beta/tex/texmf-cache/luatex-cache/context/c180539b697aa06758debbc1182817e4/formats/cont-nl.fmt

best wipe the cache as the latest version uses a different hash so the 
oldest path is obsolete

> /Users/hans/TeX/ConTeXt/beta/tex/texmf-osx-64/web2c/pdftex/cont-en.fmt
> /Users/hans/TeX/ConTeXt/beta/tex/texmf-osx-64/web2c/pdftex/cont-nl.fmt
> /Users/hans/TeX/ConTeXt/beta/tex/texmf-osx-64/web2c/xetex/cont-en.fmt
> /Users/hans/TeX/ConTeXt/beta/tex/texmf-osx-64/web2c/xetex/cont-nl.fmt

looks ok

> Apparently none of them found! Vide this first message:
> MTXrun | warning: no format found, forcing remake (commandline driven)

hm, the latest beta?

> export TEXLIVE=/usr/local/texlive/2010
> export TEXPRIVATE=$HOME/TeX/My-TeXLib
> export TEXMINIMAL=$HOME/TeX/ConTeXt/beta
> export TEXPATH=$TEXMINIMAL/tex/texmf-osx-64/bin
> export TEXMFDBS=$TEXMINIMAL
> #$TEXMINIMAL/tex/setuptex
> export TEXMF=$TEXMINIMAL
> Note: inserting the hashed out line doesn't make a difference.

you can check what mtxrun --generate returns as variables right at the 
start

also, configuration of mkiv happens in texmfcnf.lua (see contextcnf.lua 
for the future version of it, but that's for Mojca to decide)

Hans

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