[NTG-context] Bug in searching TTC fonts for the script of mtxrun

Li Yanrui (李延瑞) liyanrui.m2 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 09:58:46 CET 2023

Hans Hagen via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl> 于2023年3月22日周三 15:51写道:

> On 3/22/2023 7:15 AM, Li Yanrui (李延瑞) via ntg-context wrote:
> > Hi Hans,
> >
> > I have already installed some Chinese TTC fonts, e.g.
> > NotoSerifCJK-Regular.ttc. But when I use mtxrun command to search them,
> > I get an error.
> >
> > $ mtxrun --script font --list --file NotoSerifCJK-Regular.ttc
> > lua error : function call:
> > ...e/garfileo/opt/context/tex/texmf-linux-64/bin/mtxrun.lua:10012: bad
> > argument #9 to 'format' (number expected, got string)
> Where can i find that font? There was a time when one could download a
> zip with all noto fonts but last time i checked that option was gone and
> one ends up with downloading single ones which is a waste of time but I
> might have missed a link.

These fonts that I use are provided in ubuntu desktop. If you have an
ubuntu system, you can get all of them by

$ sudo apt install fonts-noto-cjk # or more fonts in the
fonts-noto-cjk-extra package.

The package includes the following fonts:


I have  uploaded the four of them into github. The download link is


Best regards,

Li Yanrui
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