[NTG-context] Unable to generate luatex formats

John Devereux jdREMOVE at THISdevereux.me.uk
Tue Apr 15 13:25:47 CEST 2008


"Mojca Miklavec" <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:37 PM, John Devereux wrote:
>> Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> writes:
>>
>>  > John Devereux wrote:
>>  >> Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:
>>  >>
>>  >>> John Devereux wrote:
>>  >>>> Michael Green <merely.ridiculous at gmail.com> writes:
>>  >>>>
>>  >>>>> I'm getting the following error when running this command: luatools --
>>  >>>>> ini --verbose --compile cont-en
>>  >>>> Hi, I am getting a similar error on debian unstable.
>>  >>> Both of you, can you check that
>>  >>>
>>  >>>    luatools luat-env.lua
>>  >>
>>  >> I just get a blank line printed. And I get the same if I feed it the name
>>  >> of a random, non-existent file. Which is not encouraging...
>>  >>
>>  >>> finds the file? If not, try running luatools --generate
>>  >>
>>  >> This produces:
>>  >>
>>  >>   LuaTools | skipping /texmf-local/web2c/texmf.cnf
>>  >>   LuaTools | skipping /texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf
>>  >>   LuaTools |
>>  >>   LuaTools | runtime: 0.003 seconds
>>  >
>>  > aha, so how about setting the env variables TEXMFCNF and TEXMF
>>  >
>>  > Hans
>>
>>  aha indeed!
>>
>>  Setting TEXMF was missing from the instructions in debian... Or perhaps I
>>  messed up my configuration in the past.
>>
>>   luatools --ini --compile cont-en
>>
>>  works now.
>>
>>  I will start playing with it.
>>
>>  A quick try of the example snippet did not work (see dump at end of
>>  message) but I will look into it more and try Mojcas advice re
>>  ctxtools --update.
>
> ctxtools --update won't help you as you have some missing fonts (msam7.tfm).
> http://packages.debian.org/etch/all/texlive-base/filelist claims that
> the file should be present in texlive-base in Debian, so it's a bit
> confusing.
>
> Mojca

Hi Mojca,

There is a file here:

  /usr/share/texmf-texlive/fonts/tfm/public/ams/msam7.tfm

But I don't know what else is needed.

John

>>  ============================================================
>>
>>  ~$cat temp.tex
>>
>>  \starttext
>>         \ctxlua{a = 1.5 ; b = 1.8 ; c = a*b ; tex.print(c) ;}
>>  \stoptext
>>
>>  ~$ texexec --lua temp.tex
>>
>>
>>  TeXExec | processing document 'temp.tex'
>>  TeXExec | no ctx file found
>>  TeXExec | tex processing method: context
>>  TeXExec | TeX run 1
>>  TeXExec | writing option file temp.top
>>  TeXExec | using randomseed 1151
>>  TeXExec | tex engine: luatex
>>  TeXExec | tex format: cont-en
>>
>>  (./temp.tex
>>
>>  ConTeXt  ver: 2008.01.28 21:28 MKIV  fmt: 2008.4.15  int: english/english
>>
>>  language        : language en is active
>>  report >> utilityfile: not present
>>  system          : cont-new loaded
>>  (/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-new.tex
>>  systems         : beware: some patches loaded from cont-new.tex
>>  (/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-new.mkiv
>>  lua            : used config path - /usr/share/texmf/web2c/texmf.cnf
>>  lua            : used cache path - //home/jd/luatex-cache/context/6300afb4995fe38c77e9b86ed1ef1028
>>  ) (/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-mtx.tex))
>>  system         : cont-old loaded
>>  (/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-old.tex
>>  loading        : Context Old Macros
>>  )
>>  system         : cont-fil loaded
>>  (/usr/share/texmf/tex/context/base/cont-fil.tex
>>  loading        : Context File Synonyms
>>  )
>>  bodyfont       : 12pt rm is loaded
>>  error >> define font: font with name msam7 is not found
>>  error >> define font: name: msam7, loading aborted
>>  ! Font \*7ptmmmarm*:=msam7 at 7pt not loadable: metric data not found or bad.
>>  <to be read again>
>>                    \relax
>>  \xxdododefinefont ...tspec {#4}\newfontidentifier
>>                                                   \let \localrelativefontsiz...
>>  \dodosetmathfamilyA ...amily \fontsize \endcsname
>>                                                   \else \ifcsname \fontbody ...
>>  \dosetmathfamily ...athfamily \scriptscriptfont #1
>>                                                   \let \fontbody #3\dodosetm...
>>  <inserted text> ...\scriptscriptface \c!ma \empty
>>                                                   \dosetmathfamily \mbfam \t...
>>  \synchronizemath ...athfonts \the \mathstrategies
>>                                                   \fi
>>  ...
>>  l.1
>>     \starttext
>>  ?

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John Devereux


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