[NTG-context] Strange error message

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 11 09:55:17 CET 2012

Am 10.03.2012 um 22:10 schrieb Otared Kavian:

> Hi all,
> Has anyone encountered the following situation with the betas from last January until today?
> I have a document some 100 pages (each page being an \input), which is correctly typeset with ConTeXt version 2011.11.29 mkiv, but gives me the following error with the recent mkiv betas: the message is
> <to be read again> 
>                   }
> <inserted text> ...onstructionparameter \c!level }
>                                                  \setevalue {\??constructio...
> \define_construction ... \everydefineconstruction 
>                                                  \let \currentconstruction ...
> <inserted text> ...r =\v!description ,\c!level =1]
>                                                  \else \defineconstruction ...
> \define_description ...he \everydefinedescription 
>                                                  \let \currentdescription \...
> <to be read again> 
>                   \startpacked 
> In order to localize the error I have tried to add little by little my \input files, and everything works when I have about 20 pages… 
> I am reporting this issue just for debugging reasons, since for the real project I still use the 2011.11.29 version.
> Indeed I should apologize since I am not able to submit a minimal example, my project itself being somewhat complex (at least from my perspective… not for a guru!).
> Also, I should say that in recent previous betas the error message was different, but I have not anymore those versions to report what the exact message was.

Thats’t to less information to tell what’s the problem but I can say it is generated from \definedescription.

Do you use \definedescription somewhere in your document in combination with \startpacked, e.g. \definedescription[before=\startpacked] or \defindescription[packed] etc.


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