[NTG-context] suddenly run error

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 20:11:52 CET 2016

On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 7:49 PM, dr. Hans van der Meer <havdmeer at ziggo.nl>

> Earlier I posted the following error:
> A document that runs fine under
>    ConTeXt  ver: 2015.10.09 21:28 MKIV beta  fmt: 2015.10.11  int:
> english/english
> suddenly doesn't under
>   ConTeXt  ver: 2015.12.22 10:50 MKIV beta  fmt: 2015.12.27  int:
> english/english
> mtx-context     | fatal error: no return code, message: luatex: execution
> interrupted
> At first I thought this was due to a new version of ConTeXt. A mistake, it
> now seems. I encounter the same error in an earlier version. It seems
> therefore a problem already present in either LuaTeX or ConTeXt.
> The error must be related to the placement of floats witness the following
> fact, typesetting the same document with only a difference in
> float-placement:
> No error: \startplacetable[location=here,reference=tab:beaufort,title=Beaufort
> tabel]
> Error:
> \startplacetable[location=page,reference=tab:beaufort,title=Beaufort tabel]
> A further observation: the item placed is nearly filling the page. Making
> the item somewhat smaller avoids the error, even if its the only item on
> the page.
> I did not succeed to compose a minimal example, in my experience the
> occurrence of the error seems too unpredictable. The actual project is far
> to complex and too big to be of use for debugging.
> I sincerely hope someone can solve this. The error brings to mind a
> similar problem experienced years earlier. It then was a problem of a null
> object in the pdf-section, if my memory is correct and I think Taco has
> solved that.
> Hans van der Meer

hard to say without an example.
\loggingall can help, but it can generate a huge amount of data.
Using  \loggingall near the error is better, but of course it means that
you know more or less where it happens.

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