[dev-context] Mac installation package

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 23 15:11:51 CEST 2009


Am 22.08.2009 um 13:47 schrieb Oliver Buerschaper:

> What's more important, the exit status of the context command is 0  
> (via echo $?) indicating that there was no problem at all! This  
> might turn out problematic as soon as documents are processed in a  
> batch run ... (like e.g. a regression test suite ;-)

*You* want to write a test suite for ConTeXt?

> Perhaps one could even integrate this requirement check into the  
> module loading code of the kernel. For example, one might enforce  
> that each valid module has to declare a field like  
> "minkernelversion" in its header ... just thinking out loud.

The problem with such systems is they lead always to incompatibilities  
with older
ConTeXt installations (think about TeXLive) and we had one at the end  
of last year
when Hans changed the multilingual interface to allow a persian  
interface.

Wolfgang



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