[NTG-context] running PlainTeX from beta

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jul 11 19:10:23 CEST 2014

On 7/11/2014 7:06 PM, Meer, H. van der wrote:
> I have some plaintex code to run from the ConTeXt beta-distribution, because I didn't install the complete TeXp-distribution (and if possible prefer to keep it that way).
> I did not fare well with running "texexec --make plain" and "mtxrun --script plain myfile.tex"
> The first command does not give a sign of dumping the plain format somewhere, the second command complains "I can't find the format file luatex-plain.fmt"
> It looks if I am on the wrong track for using luatex with plain. Will someone please be so kind to turn me in the right direction?

mtxrun --script plain --make

mtxrun --script plain yourfile.tex

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