[NTG-context] Wrong MetaPost text output

Henri Menke henrimenke at gmail.com
Sun Aug 11 18:09:46 CEST 2019

Dear devs,

There seems to be a bug in the MetaPost integration of ConTeXt.  The MWE
below should produce three different labels “dummy foo bar” but instead
produces “bar bar bar”.  The same example works correctly in plain
MetaPost.  Originally reported on


Cheers, Henri


def drawtest(expr i) = %i is not used here
    draw btex dummy etex shifted (0,0);
    draw btex foo   etex shifted (1.5cm,0);
    draw btex bar   etex shifted (3cm,0);

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