[NTG-context] bizarre error message

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Apr 1 11:29:58 CEST 2014


On 4/1/2014 11:18 AM, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
> On 03/29/2014 11:26 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> Ok, we need indeed some example of this so that we can test. It can for
>> instance relate to some prev pointer still not being ok (which can
>> result in such errors). This means that when context looks back at some
>> node that happens to be a head node, we can get weird effects. In due
>> time this will be sorted out but the more tests we have the sooner.
>
> Sadly, it is a Heisenbug - I have been unable so far to isolate it.
> Compilation showed this bug both on linux and OS X - commented parts of
> the file in question - compilation worked - uncommented line by line -
> compilation keeps working without error. I'm no longer sure if it is
> indeed a problem with the mixedcolumns environment or the new
> bibliography code or a combination of both...

no, it's one of those ransom issues where a pointer is not set/reset 
which needs to b esorted out in luatex itself

if you put the test file that fails in the crited repos luigi and i can 
run it and rather easily (less than a day work -) determine where it is

Hans

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