[NTG-context] Set luatex cache directory path

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Tue Apr 6 09:31:44 CEST 2021


On Mon, 5 Apr 2021, Thangalin wrote:

> Peter M√ľnster once asked:
> 
> > What should I do please, to prevent ConTeXt from creating
> $HOME/luatex-cache?
> 
> I'd like to do the same:
> 
> $ cd $HOME
> $ ls luatex-cache
> ls: cannot access 'luatex-cache': No such file or directory
> $ context test.tex
> $ ls luatex-cache/
> context
> $ rm -rf luatex-cache
> $ export TEXMFCACHE=/tmp

Add

$ mtxrun --generate

> $ context test.tex
> mtxrun          | unknown script 'mtx-context.lua' or 'mtx-mtx-context.lua'
> $ export TEXMFCACHE=
> $ context --version
> ...
> mtx-context     | current version: 2021.03.31 18:04
> 
> What environment variable must change to set the luatex-cache directory?

Aditya


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