[dev-context] Bug#447559: chemtex is broken again

Soeren Sonnenburg bugreports at nn7.de
Tue Oct 23 07:56:19 CEST 2007


Good mornging Hans,

On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 16:18 +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Norbert Preining wrote:
> > forwarded 447559 dev-context at ntg.nl
> > thanks
> > 
> > Hi Hans, hi all!
> > 
> > We got the following bug report for the Debian package, but I guess that
> > should be fixed upstream:
> 
> for latex, ppchtex is loaded via ppchtex.noc which says ...
> \let\normalunexpanded\unexpanded
> 
> \input supp-mis.tex  \let\writestatus\undefined
> \input syst-gen.tex
> \input syst-fnt.tex
> 
> \let\unexpanded\normalunexpanded
> 
> (\unexpanded is an etex primitive but context had an \unexpanded before 
> etex came around; same for \protected as primitive; so here we push and 
> pop the meanings)
> 
> so, i wonder if this user loads ppchtex in the right way

could you please mention what the right way of using ppchtex is?

For about 5 years I am using this line (from latex)

\usepackage{m-pictex,m-ch-en}

which breaks from time to time... googling did not make me any
brighter ...

> (maybe i should make a derived version for latex usage - given that 
> there are users - in which case i can also cleanup and optimize the 
> context variant, but it has low priotity)

For me personally it is enough if m-ch-en works :-)

Soeren


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