# [NTG-context] Problem with first setup of StandAlone ConTeXt

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Dec 15 11:18:11 CET 2015

On 12/14/2015 5:37 PM, Boghosian, Bruce wrote:
> Dear ntg-context at ntg.nl <mailto:ntg-context at ntg.nl>:
>
> I am new to ConTeXt, so if this is not a very good question, please
> accept my apologies in advance.  I first tried sending this message to
> the help address at contextgarden.net <http://contextgarden.net>, and
> the reply I received suggested that this list would be the more
> appropriate venue.
>
> I am trying to install ConTeXt on my Mac, and am following the
> StandAlone ConTeXt instructions on the page:
>
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Mac_Installation#Installing_MacTeX
>
> I installed MacTeX without problem, and then tried to follow the
> instructions for Standalone ConTeXt.  At the end of Section 3.2 on that
> page, when I tried to execute the command:
>
>> sh ../first-setup.sh --modules=all --engine=luatex
>
> it ran for a minute or so, but ultimately gave me the error message
> copied below.
>
>> This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.85.0 (TeX Live 2016/dev) (rev 5550)
>> (INITEX)
>>  system commands enabled.
>> (/sw/share/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/cont-en.mkiv
>> (/sw/share/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/context.mkiv
>> (/sw/share/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/syst-ini.mkiv
>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>> l.842     \pdfminorversion
>>                          \plusfive
>> ?
>
> It seems that I am missing some kind of software prerequisite, but I am
> really not sure.  Any suggestions you might have for getting around this
> problem would be very much appreciated.

this is strange as the binary and tex sources should be in sync . do
other mac users encounter the same problem?

Hans

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