[NTG-context] Problem with Standalone

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jan 16 17:29:31 CET 2014


On 1/16/2014 10:23 AM, hwitloc at gmail.com wrote:
> Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>
>> On 1/15/2014 12:06 PM, hwitloc at gmail.com wrote:
>>>
>>> Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 1/15/2014 7:56 AM, hwitloc at gmail.com wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am trying to load the standalone but have ran into a problem.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Platform:  cygwin on Windows XP
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Here is what I did to try to get it all loaded and setup:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> #1 rsync -av rsync://contextgarden.net/minimals/setup/first-setup.sh .
>>>>>>       sh ./first-setup.sh  || exit 3
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The following files are loaded:
>>>>>>      receiving incremental file list
>>>>>> 	bin/
>>>>>> 	bin/cygiconv-2.dll
>>>>>> 	bin/cygwin1.dll
>>>>>> 	bin/kpathsea620.dll
>>>>>> 	bin/lua52.dll
>>>>>> 	bin/luatex.dll
>>>>>> 	bin/mtx-update.lua
>>>>>> 	bin/mtxrun.dll
>>>>>> 	bin/mtxrun.exe
>>>>>> 	bin/mtxrun.lua
>>>>>> 	bin/rsync.exe
>>>>>> 	bin/texlua.exe
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> The above only populated /opt/context/bin
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Re:     When you want to use context, you need to initialize the tree by typing:
>>>>>>           . /opt/context/tex/setuptex
>>>>>>
>>>>>> NOTE: there is no /opt/context/!!  It doesn't get loaded.
>>>>>
>>>>> I mean there is no /opt/context/tex  so no /opt/context/tex/setuptex..
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Any ideas of what is wrong?  Any work around to get the proper tex directory contents?
>>>>>
>>>>> Any suggestions are apprecaited.
>>>>
>>>> can you run ./firstsetup ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> ../firstsetup.sh was ran and it was first setup that created and populated the bin directory.  But nothing was done for a tex directory.
>>
>> then you need to figure out why it failed ... messages and so
>> ... maybe an rsync issue (you can try to add prints to mtx-update.lua
>> (but then also comment the first rsync in firstsetup so that it
>> doesn't get overwritten)
>
> Yes I am trying to find out.  That's why I sent the message in the first place.
> I will endeaver to find out more inforation.
>
> Is there a way to download a three without using rsync?  Perhaps a tarball or other archive format?

just download the regular (non cygwin) windows tree



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