[NTG-context] Search path for external figures changed

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Feb 8 00:35:36 CET 2013


On 2/7/2013 10:58 PM, Marco Patzer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> recently there was a discussion about search paths for external
> figures. Now I noticed that the search path is much stricter than it
> used to be and by default only local images are found.
>
> Is it intended that images are not searched in the texmf tree unless
> explicitly told to do so? Example:
>
> %% no cow without location=default
> %% \setupexternalfigures [location=default]
> \starttext
>    \externalfigure [cow]
> \stoptext

default: texmftree
local  : relative to source
global : path list

these can be combined

the reason for the previous less strict situation was that there was 
always a fallback to the standard resolver as side effect of url support 
.. consider that a bug

Hans

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