[NTG-context] How can I make a Gentoo Linux package for ConTeXt LMTX?

amano.kenji amano.kenji at proton.me
Fri Aug 19 15:18:20 CEST 2022


Okay. An installation guide for package distributors may appear in the future. But, it's not going to appear anytime soon.

For now, I'm going to fix up texmfcnf.lua in Gentoo Linux texlive package for using stable releases of ConTeXt and use install.sh for testing the latest changes.

------- Original Message -------
On Friday, August 19th, 2022 at 1:11 PM, Hans Hagen <j.hagen at freedom.nl> wrote:


> On 8/19/2022 3:03 PM, amano.kenji wrote:
> 
> > Wait. Are you actually saying that no one who has write access to ConTeXt source is going to write documentation that describes manual offline installation for package distributors?
> 
> Not sure what you mean here but basically a (future) installation is:
> 
> - unzip the main zip file
> - goto the source subtree
> - run build.sh (assumes compiler and cmake installed)
> - move the binary file to the relevant bin location
> - set symlinks from luametatex to mtsrun and context
> - copy mtxrun.lua and context.lue there too
> - adapt your path
> - maybe add texmf-fonts and texmf-projects
> - and you're done
> 
> so, something like that, or ... use the online installer instead.
> 
> And how a packager then use that is upto the packager .. we don't
> prescript something at all.
> 
> Hans
> 
> 
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