[NTG-context] Invoking ConTeXt from inside php web appliction

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 14:21:44 CEST 2016


On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 2:16 PM, Pavneet Arora <pavneet_arora at waroc.com>
wrote:

> I am stuggling with getting ConTeXt to run from inside a php script
> under Apache.  First off, let me say that the installation works fine
> from the command line as a logged in user.
>
> Initially, I tried to do it inline:
>
>   cmd = ". /opt/context/tex/setuptex /opt/context/tex/setuptex; cd
> $spool_dir; context $full_input_filename";
>   system($cmd);
>
> which returns exit status 2, "Incorrect usage".
>
> Then I created a small bash script with the following lines:
>
>   #!/usr/bin/env bash
>
>   . /opt/context/tex/setuptex /opt/context/tex
>   context $1
>
> When I trap the output, I get the following error in the log file:
>
>   resolvers       | caches | fatal error: there is no valid writable cache
> path defined
>
> I also attempted this manually at a bash prompt resulting in the same
> error:
>
>   sudo -u www-data bash -c bin/proccontext.sh $FILENAME
>
> What would be the correct design pattern to invoke ConTeXt from a web
> application?  This is all under Ubuntu 14.04, BTW.
>
> advTHANKSance
>
>
permissions ?

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luigi
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