[NTG-context] texexec in ConTeXt Standalone does not work

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Oct 29 21:36:55 CEST 2016

On 10/29/2016 11:50 AM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> On 10/29/2016 11:18 AM, Asim ConTeXt wrote:
>> Thank you, Pablo, for the information about the Microtype package. And
>> after a bit more searching (and getting an answer from Hans Hagen :-) ),
>> I am considering MkIV, instead of MkII, now. But I have another
>> question: How can I identify the files that are only required for MkII,
>> and not needed for MkIV? Would it be safe to delete them? Actually I
>> want to reduce the size of ConTeXt as much as possible.
> Hi Asim,
> just for your information: the most bytes in the ConTeXt Suite come from
> fonts.
> In order to have a MkIV-only ConTeXt Suite, please add "--engine=luatex"
> to your script invocaton. (This is explained in
> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Standalone#Single_user_installation.)
> I don’t think it is safe to remove files individually. I think it is way
> safer to download the ConTeXt Suite again.

keep in m in that --engine is cummulative as the installer remembers 
what components needs to be updated so you need to do a fresh install 
for --engine=luatex

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