[NTG-context] TeX Live 2019: attempt to call a nil value (upvalue 'isfile')

Henri Menke henrimenke at gmail.com
Fri Mar 1 00:17:18 CET 2019


Hm, it looks like the macro code hasn't been updated from 2018 yet, because
after fixing isfile it crashes when trying to load the old pdfe library.

Cheers, Henri

On 1/03/19 12:14 PM, Henri Menke wrote:
> Dear list,
> 
> I just installed TeX Live 2019 pretest and running context --make fails with
> 
>     error in callback: ...xlive/2019/texmf-dist/tex/context/base/mkiv/luat-cod.lua:194: attempt to call a nil value (upvalue 'isfile')
> 
> This can easily be fixed by replacing in luat-cod.lua
> 
>     local isfile = lfs.isfile
> 
> with
> 
>     local isfile = function(file) return lfs.attributes(file,"mode") == "file" end
> 
> This should probably be fixed before the release.
> 
> Cheers, Henri
> 



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