[NTG-context] fontscript for delicious?

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 15 18:23:04 CEST 2008


On Sun, 15 Jun 2008 12:18:43 -0400 (EDT)
Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:

> On Sun, 15 Jun 2008, Uwe Koloska wrote:
> 
> > Hello Wolfgang,
> >
> > Am Donnerstag, 12. Juni 2008 schrieb Wolfgang Schuster:
> >> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 12:38 AM, Uwe Koloska <ml at koloro.de> wrote:
> >>> MtxRun | main context
> >>> file:
> >>> /home/koloska/context-minimal/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/context.
> >>> tex MtxRun | current version: 2008.06.03 19:55
> >>>
> >>> but with context, I was not able to compile the file, cause there are the
> >>> tfm-files missing.
> >>
> >> What's with "mtxrun --script context delicious" and "texexec --lua
> >> delicious", messages for tfm files should come with pdfTeX.
> >
> > Maybe a simple misunderstanding: 'texexec --lua' works fine, but 'context'
> > (the application) gives the missing tfm error.  This is because the standard
> > runtime called by the application 'context' is pdftex and not luatex, isn't
> > it?
> 
> No, 'context' always runs luatex, and not pdftex.
> 
> The script 'context' calls 'mtxrun --script context' which in turn calls 
> 'mtx-context.lua' which does all the work. mtx-context.lua is run by the 
> lua interpreter inside luatex, and always runs in mkiv mode. You should be 
> able to check this by looking at the top few lines of the log file.

It's possible he defined a script by himself for ConTeXt which use
pdfTeX, in this case he should replace them with ones delivered with
the distribution, he can find them in
$TEXMF/scripts/context/stubs/(unix|mswin)/

Wolfgang


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