[NTG-context] luatex or luajittex?

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue Jan 7 20:06:36 CET 2014

On 01/07/2014 07:24 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 7:07 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> On 01/06/2014 10:38 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>> On 1/6/2014 9:29 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>>> Which one is preferable: luatex or luajittex?
>>> both should work although at some point we will move on to > 0.77
>>> specific functionality
>>> there will be a luajittex 0.78.1 soon (there is already a binary for
>>> windows, as Akira always provides the latest greatest)
>>> (and as usual the jit version is some 20% faster due to the faster Lua vm)
>> Many thanks for your reply, Hans.
>> I have just updated the ConTeXt Suite (for Linux) and luajittex seems to
>> be broken.
> Which one? 32-bit or 64-bit linux (linux or linux-64)?

Many thanks for the reply, Mojca.

Linux 32-bits is my architecture.

> I failed to automatically compile 32-bit binaries (and I would have to
> remember how to switch the compiler and simply didn't care enough at
> the time to take the effort + we have problems with weirdly
> misbehaving subversion without proper understanding what could go
> wrong, so some binary builders weren't even able to submit their
> binaries). If that fails it might be due to version mismatch which
> means that I need to build the binary first.

I guess the version mismatch might cause the issue.

Many thanks for your reply,


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