[NTG-context] mswincontext.zip

David Arnold dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Wed Aug 27 15:33:22 CEST 2008


Hans, Idris,

The only thing I know about Ruby is you used to install it in Windows  
so that Context thru Miktex would work. So, how do I get rid of the  
gems?

D.

On Aug 27, 2008, at 4:31 AM, Hans Hagen wrote:

> dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net wrote:
>> All,
>>
>> A bit frustrated as I cannot seem to get a mswincontext scite  
>> combination going. I gave up on: http://pragma-ade.com/context/ 
>> install/mswintex.zip. I got absolutely nowhere with the  
>> installation and trying to connect scite.
>
> mswintex is just a zipped minimal
>
>> So, I just downloaded:  http://pragma-ade.com/context/install/ 
>> mswincontext.zip
>
> that one has also scite, perl and ruby + some more
>
>> After extracting to c:\context, I ran the file first-setup.bat,  
>> which proceeded to install a lot of files. Was this a correct  
>> thing to do? Strange, as the distribution size was already huge.  
>> It would really help to have a readme.txt in this distribution  
>> with installation directions.
>
>> After first-setup was complete, I ran cscite.bat. Scite opened.  
>> Good! I entered the usual test file:
>>
>> \starttext
>> Hello, World!
>> \stoptext
>>
>> And saved as test.tex.
>
> one option is to let setuptex be executed when you open a cmd  
> prompt and
> then start scite from that (it's what i do here, since i do much on  
> the
> console)
>
> then scite knows in which env it lives
>
>> Then I tried Tools->Compile, which resulted in this error mesage:
>>
>> texmfstart concheck test.tex
>> ruby: no such file to load--ubygems (LoadError)
>
> might be some conflict between the ruby in the zip and the installed
> one; this gems stuff overloads the 'require' function in an  
> incompatible
> way (as idris suggested, get rid of gems)
>
> Hans
>
>
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