[NTG-context] ConTeXt Suite in Windows

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Apr 21 09:28:05 CEST 2015


On 4/21/2015 6:28 AM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> 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.

i think you need the 64 on windows 64 ... we identify the platform and 
bitness and set some paths accordingly (texmf-* paths)

Hans

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