[NTG-context] Something weird about PATHs and MkII: wrong pdfTeX picked up

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 18:57:42 CEST 2015


Addendum: it turns out that as soon as I remove ruby 2.2 from rbenv
from PATH, everything starts working properly. At the moment I'm not
yet sure whether there is something wrong or weird with the ruby setup
in rbenv or something specific about the version of Ruby. I will try
different combinations (using an older version of ruby in rbenv and
switching to a newer version of the "systemwide" ruby) and report the


On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 6:02 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Hi,
> I jut tried to compile a document with texexec, but here's the weird thing:
>> which texexec
> /Users/me/context/tex/texmf-osx-64/bin/texexec
>> which pdftex
> /Users/me/context/tex/texmf-osx-64/bin/pdftex
>> which mtxrun
> /Users/me/context/tex/texmf-osx-64/bin/mtxrun
>> pdftex --version
> pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015)
> ...
>> texexec foo.tex
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015/MacPorts
> 2015_3) (preloaded format=cont-en)
>  \write18 enabled.
> entering extended mode
> (./foo.tex
> ConTeXt  ver: 2013.06.07 17:34 MKII  fmt: 2015.9.15  int: english/english
> system          : foo.top loaded
> (./foo.top)
> bodyfont        : 12pt rm is loaded
> ! Font \*12ptrmtfrm*:=ec-lmr12 not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found.
> I have a hard time understanding what exactly is going wrong. Why does
> ConTeXt (texexec) call another instance of pdftex from somewhere at
> the end of PATH?
> My only explanation could be that some fmtutil is called along the way
> and fmtutil doesn't exist in minimals.
> Thank you,
>     Mojca

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