[NTG-context] Bug: context/mtxrun makes Firefox eat up cpu
champignoom at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 11:48:29 CET 2020
After dozens of compilations of various minimal examples using the newly
installed context, the problem reappeared.
Removing tex/texmf-cache does not help.
Does anyone know what files context modifies apart from tex/texmf-cache?
On Wed, 4 Nov 2020 at 16:01, Sylvain Hubert <champignoom at gmail.com> wrote:
> The problem disappeared after a fresh installation of context with
> everything else untouched.
> On Thu, 29 Oct 2020 at 11:29, Sylvain Hubert <champignoom at gmail.com>
>> sorry if this is not the best place to file a bug but I found no working
>> bug tracker for context.
>> Manjaro 20.1.2, context 2020.09.20 23:02, firefox 82.0
>> Step to reproduce:
>> 1. `firefox --safe-mode # start firefox without add-ons`
>> 2.a`context --version # or --help, or without arguments`
>> 2.b or: `mtxrun --script font --list --all`
>> Expected behavior:
>> Nothing surprising should happen.
>> Actual behavior:
>> Firefox suddenly eats 100% of cpu
>> I've noticed that `context` symlinks to `luametatex`, but the latter
>> itself does not trigger the bug, neither do `luatex` or `latex`, so I
>> believe this is a context-specific thing.
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