[NTG-context] ConTeXt Suite in Windows

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue Apr 21 06:28:57 CEST 2015

On 04/21/2015 01:17 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 4/20/2015 9:13 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> I have downloaded the ConTeXt Suite (beta from 2015.04.14 18:48)for
>> Win32 and Win64 in my Linux box using:
>>      sh ./first-setup.sh --platform=windows --modules=all
>>      sh ./first-setup.sh --platform=win64 --modules=all
>> But when I try to run them, I experience the following issues:
>> With the Win32 version, mtxrunjit is found by Windows 7, but contextjit
>> cannot be found. The binary is in its proper path.
>> Withe the Win64 version, contextjit is found, but mtxrunjit cannot be
>> found. In this case, I need to run "mtxrunjit --generate" first, because
>> invoking contextjit gives the following error:
>> mtxrun          | unknown script 'context.lua' or 'mtx-context.lua'
>> Why are some binaries found by Windows and others not?
> don't use a 32/64 mix ... the startup scripts use dll's and look on the 
> path and some consistency is assumed in that lookup

Sorry, Hans, I haven’t explained myself accurately.

In a Win64 computer, I have tested each version (32bit and 64bit)
separately. And I got the results you have above.

I don’t know what is wrong here.


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