[NTG-context] gzip.compress in ConTeXt mkiv

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Wed Mar 2 15:36:47 CET 2022


On 3/2/2022 12:47 AM, Marcel Fabian Kr├╝ger via ntg-context wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The following document
> 
>    \directlua{
>      local arch = gzip.compress"I will become much much smaller, once the overhead is compensated"
>      local orig = gzip.decompress(arch)
>      print(arch:len(), orig:len(), orig)
>    }
>    \starttext
>    \stoptext
> 
> used to work in ConTeXt mkiv and still works in ConTeXt lmtx, but for
> current mkiv versions it breaks with
> 
>    ...mtx/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/util-zip.lua:610: attempt to call a nil value (upvalue 'tocardinal1')
>    stack traceback:
> 	  ...mtx/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/util-zip.lua:610: in upvalue 'putcompressed'
> 	  ...mtx/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/util-zip.lua:662: in function 'gzip.compress'
> 	  [ctxlua]:1: in main chunk

i'll check it (at some point i need to split code paths a bit more i think)

Hans

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