[NTG-context] Miktex 2.7 --- Remove quotes from "%*"

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 1 21:53:18 CEST 2008


Am 01.10.2008 um 21:42 schrieb <dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net>:

> Mojca,
>
> OK. Removed quotes, so texmfstart.bat now reads:
>
> @echo off
> ruby "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.7\scripts\context\ruby 
> \texmfstart.rb" %*
>
> This now works:
>
> $ C:\temp>texmfstart texexec --help
> TeXExec | version 6.2.0 - 1997-2006 - PRAGMA ADE/POD
>
> TeXExec | --check        check versions
> TeXExec | --figures      generate overview of figures
> TeXExec | --listing      list of file content
> TeXExec | --make         make formats
> TeXExec | --modules      generate module documentation
> TeXExec | --mpgraphic    process mp file to stand-alone graphics
> TeXExec | --mpstatic     process mp/ctx file to stand-alone graphics
> TeXExec | --mptex        process mp file
> TeXExec | --mpxtex       process mpx file
> TeXExec | --pdfarrange   impose pages (booklets)
> TeXExec | --pdfcombine   combine multiple pages
> TeXExec | --pdfcopy      copy pages from file(s)
> TeXExec | --pdfselect    select pages from file(s)
> TeXExec | --pdfsplit     split file in pages
> TeXExec | --pdftrim      trim pages from file(s)
> TeXExec | --process      process file
> TeXExec |
> TeXExec | --help --all   shows all switches
>
> However, I cannot make the formats. Going to Miktex 2.7->Settings- 
> >Formats, attempting to build cont-en results in, even though I've  
> copied cont-en.ini into the directory expected by Miktex 2.7.
>
> Creating the cont-en.pdftex format file...
> Running pdftex...
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.141592-1.40.4 (MiKTeX 2.7) (INITEX)
>
> entering extended mode
>
> ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.7\tex\context\config\cont-en.ini")
>
> ! Emergency stop.
>
> <*> cont-en.ini
>
>
>
> No pages of output.
>
> Transcript written on cont-en.log.
>
> makefmt: pdftex failed on cont-en.ini.
> initexmf.EXE: The operation failed for some reason.
>
> So, here is where I stand.

Can't you just use the standaline version from Hans, it includes Perl
and Scite too.

Wolfgang



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