[NTG-context] Installation Problem

Larry Stamm larry at larrystamm.com
Sat Oct 16 17:46:01 CEST 2004


 David Arnold <darnold at northcoast.com> writes:

    > All, Got the latest cont-tfm.zip from:

    > http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/current/cont-tmf.zip

    > Extracted with WinZip on my Win95 machine running Miktex.

<snip installation steps..>

    > Got this error:

    > This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.10b-2.1 (MiKTeX 2.3) entering
    > extended mode (junk.tex{pdftex.cfg}

    > ConTeXt ver: 2004.10.07 fmt: 2004.10.15 int: english mes: english

    > systems : pdfTeX version 110 -> please update

    > systems : eTeX version 201 -> too old (bugs)

    > language : language en is active <protectionstate 0> system :
    > cont-new loaded (F:\miktex\tex\context\base\cont-new.tex systems :
    > beware: some patches loaded from cont-new.tex!  color : palette
    > rollover is available system (E-TEX) : [line 966] system (E-TEX) :
    > [line 1021] ) system : cont-old loaded
    > (F:\miktex\tex\context\base\cont-old.tex loading : Context Old
    > Macros ) system : cont-fil loaded
    > (F:\miktex\tex\context\base\cont-fil.tex loading : Context File
    > Synonyms ) bodyfont : 12pt rm is loaded language : patterns
    > en->default:default->1->2:2
    uk-> default:default->2->2
    > :2 de->texnansi:texnansi->3->2:2 de->ec:ec->4->2:2
    fr-> texnansi:texnansi->5->2:
    > 2 fr->ec:ec->6->2:2 es->default:default->7->2:2
    it-> texnansi:texnansi->8->2:2 i
    t-> ec:ec->9->2:2 nl->texnansi:texnansi->10->2:2 nl->ec:ec->11->2:2
    t-> loaded
    > specials : tex,postscript,rokicki loaded system : junk.top loaded
    > (./junk.top ! Undefined control sequence.  <argument> \c!gebied
    > ={C:/} \xprocesscommaitem #1,#2->\if ,#1 ,\@EA \xprocesscommaitem
    > \else \if ]#1\@EAE...

    > \xdogetparameters #1]->\xprocesscommaitem #1,] ,\@relax@
    > \dosetupsystem [#1]->\getparameters [\??sv ][#1] \setuprandomize
    > [\@@svrandom...  l.3 ...ost
    > --undump=}\setupsystem[\c!gebied={C:/}]

    > ?

    > Any ideas?

I got a similar error message on my linux box.  The solution was to
replace a single occurrence of the instruction "\c!gebied" in texexec.pl
with "\c!directory".  I suspect this is an errant piece of Dutch
language code that escaped the recent tranlation to low-level English.

-- 
Larry Stamm



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