[NTG-context] ConTeXt Standalone does not works on macOS Monterey with Apple M2 chip

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 10:01:40 CEST 2022


On Mon, 10 Oct 2022 at 08:48, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Oct 2022 at 09:24, Tommaso Gordini via ntg-context wrote:
> >
> > I'm trying to install ConTeXt Standalone on my Mac (macOS 12.6 Monterey and Apple M2 chip) but at the end of the installation the ConTeXt-MkIV folder (where I install Standalone) on the disk weighs only 7MB (the tex tree is created, but its folders are empty).
> > I've never had a problem installing it on my old computer (Intel processor).
> >
> > Do you know if it is a known problem?
>
> It should work, at least in theory. I'll check later today on our M1 machine.

It looks like mtx-update.lua doesn't properly recognise the platform.
This is something that Hans needs to fix inside the context sources.
(I'll try to patch it later, maybe I have some success.)

Mojca


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