[NTG-context] context (lmtx) segfaults on x86_64 linux

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at yandex.ru
Wed Sep 11 10:51:48 CEST 2019


Hello,
** Hans Hagen [2019-09-11 10:38:21 +0200]:

> On 9/11/2019 10:14 AM, Vladimir Lomov wrote:
> 
>> so I'm sure that this is different "context"s (I'm curious why current
>> version of mkiv files are different but I suppose it is related to other
>> "system" files of context).
> 
> the lmtx files can have different solutions because luametatex has some
> possibilities that luatex hasn't (yet or never will have)

Got it.

>> Is it "safe" to simply run always
>> 
>>    $ mtxrun --generate; context --make
>> 
>> after each context/lmtx update? May be one should add there commands in
>> 'install.sh'?
> 
> normally this will happen automatically but there are rare cases when it
> might fail, for instance in lmtx because there is a change in bytecode that
> gets unnoticed (we use the still experimental lua 5.4 there)

Got it, so as lmtx has "experimental" status, one should pay more
attention, be prepared to run manually 'mtxrun --generate ; context
--make', ok with me.

Thank you Hans for clarification.

> Hans
> 
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