[NTG-context] Plain format not building

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 19:19:09 CET 2014


Am 19.02.2014 um 19:31 schrieb Philipp Gesang <Philipp.Gesang at alumni.uni-heidelberg.de>:

> Hi all,
> 
> with the most recent Minimals (2014.02.14 17:07) building the
> Luatex Plain format no longer works:
> 
>    $ mtxrun --script plain --make
> 
>    ... 
> 
>    mtx-plain       | running command 'luatex --ini luatex-plain.tex \dump'
>    This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.78.2 (TeX Live 2014/dev) (rev 4746)  (INITEX)
>     \write18 enabled.
> 
>    (/home/phg/context/tex/texmf-context/tex/generic/context/luatex/luatex-plain.te
>    x (/home/phg/context/tex/texmf/tex/plain/base/plain.tex
>    Preloading the plain format: codes, registers, parameters, fonts, more fonts,
>    ! Font \preloaded=manfnt not loadable: metric data not found or bad.
>    <to be read again> 
>    \par 
>    l.468 
> 
>    ? 
> 
> Same when building manually. Can anyone reproduce this?

The context suite doesn’t include the manual fonts [1] which are required for the plain TeX format.

[1] http://www.ctan.org/pkg/manual

Wolfgang


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