[NTG-context] Gerben's TeX+ConTeXt packages: can't find the format `cont-nl.fmt' ?

Boris Tschirschwitz boris at math.ubc.ca
Mon Jan 24 15:42:53 CET 2005


Hey.

Maybe the ConTeXt updater assumes the TeX-live 2005 layout. I am using 
2005 and I have no problems with it.

Just a thought,
Boris.

On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:

> Adam Lindsay <atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi Steffen.
>>
>> This is more of a MacOSX installer problem, but...
>>
>> Steffen Wolfrum said this at Mon, 24 Jan 2005 08:14:20 +0100:
>>
>>> in the past I could use Gerben's TeX and ConTeXt distributions for Mac
>>> without manual changes.
>>>
>>> Last night I downloaded the "2004 stable" and Context-updater.
>>> If I now typeset a ConTeXt file as usual (texexec --pdf foo.tex)
>>> I get the following error:
>>
>> Okay, I don't have a great grasp of all the possible errors here (because
>> I update manually), but take a look back at your i-Installer logs. Were
>> there any errors?
>>
>> You didn't comment on whether or not your interface should or shouldn't
>> be in dutch (interface : nl).
>>
>> Were *any* formats made? Do this in the terminal:
>> ls -l /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.local/web2c/cont-*.fmt
>>
>> I don't know enough about your setup to reach a verdict, so I'd say re-
>> run the config stage in the i-Installer for ConTeXt first, and watch the
>> diagnostic information there more carefully.
>>
>> adam
>
>
> I re-run it and have still the same result.
>
> What's strange to me is that in both texexec.ini (tetex and local) the default interface
> language is set to en.
> Is there another file containing this information?
>
> Anyway, as I couldn't solve the miracle I moved to avoiding it:
> by using texexec --pdf --interface=en
>
> This works.
>
> Steffen
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