[NTG-context] Success and a question.

David Arnold dwarnold45 at cox.net
Thu Jul 27 01:04:59 CEST 2006


did you make texmfstart.rb executable? as well as all the ruby scripts?

On Jul 26, 2006, at 3:59 PM, John R. Culleton wrote:

> I successfully updated to the latest cont-tem zip but it wasn't
> easy.
>
> Karl Berry suggested the following:
>
> cd $TMPDIR
> dir=`pwd`
> wget http://www.pragma-ade.com/context/current/cont-tmf.zip
> cd /wherever/texmf-dist
> unzip -t $dir/cont-tmf.zip >/tmp/z
> unzip -q $dir/cont-tmf.zip
>
> rm web2c/natural.tcx
> mv web2c/context.cnf ../texmf/web2c
>
> # [stuff to update the repository]
>
> I did the above with embellishments. Since I have had continual
> trouble, even when I reloaded texlive 2005, I started with a new
> partition (Slackware 10.2) and a fresh texLIve installation. I
> followed the Berry routine. At the end I did:
>  texhash
> fmtutil --all
> texhash
> (One cannot do texhash too often.) I tested this on
> a known file and it worked. Now I went to my production
> partition, wiped out the "2005" directory and copied the 2005
> directory from my test partition. After the usual texhash and
> fmtutil bowing and scraping I now have an up-to-date context
> installation that seems to work OK.
>
> Now for the question:
> When I process a tex file with texexec I get a pdf file and a
> warnig message that says "warning use tekmfstart texecec
> instead."  Well the bare texexec seems to work OK but the
> command;
> texmfstart texexec book.tex
> exits immediately with no output.
>
> Am I using texmfstart correctly?
>
> -- 
> John Culleton
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