[NTG-context] Using the standalone ConTeXt, how do I add access to my texmf-local tree

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Mar 6 10:59:57 CET 2015


On 3/6/2015 10:52 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:

> we have a runtime tree search with:
>
>    context --path=tree://e:/tmp/whatever/**/ --global somefile.tex
>
> which is quite ok for jobs that involve not that many files
>
> and a cached-across-jobs search with
>
>    context --path=dirfile://e:/tmp/whatever --global somefile.tex
>
> (in that case you need to delete dirlist.tuc in the given path when you
> add or remove files)
>
> the second one we use here in automated runs on servers where books are
> generated from thousands of small files sitting on an nfs share and this
> speeds up the search
>
> the --global bypasses the check for a valid file

btw, this is explained in the recent workflow manual

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