[NTG-context] ConTeXt on ARM architecture raspberry pi

Jan U. Hasecke juh+ntg-context at mailbox.org
Tue Jan 12 10:27:16 CET 2016


Hi Mojca,

Am 10.01.2016 um 17:54 schrieb Mojca Miklavec:
> On 10 January 2016 at 13:46, Jan U. Hasecke wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> has anyone installed ConTeXt on a Raspberry Pi?
> 
> Yes. Except that:
> - nobody built the latest binaries yet (I can do it tomorrow if you
> need armhf; I have my pie in the office – and switched off)
> - there are some problems with armel vs. armhf: both work, but I don't
> know how to automatically properly distinguish between the two
> flavours of arm; I believe that at the moment we can only make sure
> that one of them works automatically; with the other one some
> additional hacks (flags) are needed
> 
> You can in principle install the minimals right away, but you then
> need to build the latest version of luatex for proper function of
> MKIV.

Don't waste your time. It is not an urgent request. I discovered that a
Pi today is more powerful than the notebook I used in 2000. So it should
fit all the needs of a writer. ;-)

So the binaries, that are installed by first-setup.sh, are prebuilt?

juh


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