[NTG-context] debian tikz module

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Fri Feb 23 21:51:27 CET 2007


Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:

> On my system (Windows+mswincontext) I get
>
> system          : module tikz loaded
> (e:/isoimage/usr/local/context/tex/texmf-project/tex/context/pgf/frontendlayer
> t-tikz.tex
>
> followed by loading of a lot of files under tex/context/pgf...
>
> What does
>  kpsewhich t-tikz.tex
> give on your system. If it is not found, it may mean that either pgf
> is not uptodate or not installed correctly.

Hm, this is strange.  On my system (Debian with TeXLive 2005, without
the separate context package, but that shouldn't matter), it isn't found
either: 

(517)[21:48:19]frank at riesling:~$ kpsewhich --progname=context t-tikz.tex
(518)[21:48:24]frank at riesling:~$ ls /usr/share/texmf/context/pgf/frontendlayer/t-tikz.tex 
/usr/share/texmf/context/pgf/frontendlayer/t-tikz.tex
(519)[21:48:30]frank at riesling:~$ grep t-tikz.tex /usr/share/texmf/ls-R 
t-tikz.tex
(520)[21:48:32]frank at riesling:~$

but it should.  As shown above, it's in the ls-R database, and it's in
the search patch for context:

$ kpsewhich --progname=context tikz.tex
/usr/share/texmf/tex/plain/pgf/frontendlayer/tikz.tex

(521)[21:49:41]frank at riesling:~$ kpsewhich --progname=context --show-path=tex | sed -e 's/:/\n/g' | grep /usr/share/texmf
!!/usr/share/texmf/tex/context//
!!/usr/share/texmf-texlive/tex/context//
!!/usr/share/texmf-tetex/tex/context//
!!/usr/share/texmf/tex/plain//

So t-tikz.tex is definetely earlier than tikz.tex.  Next thing would be
to run kpsewhich with --debug, but I don't have time for this ATM.

Regards, Frank
-- 
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)


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