[NTG-context] installing latest beta (Minimals)

Alan Bowen acbowen at princeton.edu
Sat Oct 18 14:27:45 CEST 2008


Thanks, Mojca, I will revert to an older version in the meantime.

(I was testing my revised procedure for updating the Mac minimals--- 
thanks for your suggestions by the way---which I will post soon.)

Cheers, Alan

On Oct 18, 2008, at 07;43,28 , Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Alan Bowen wrote:
>> My attempt to update my ConTeXtMinimals using ./first-setup.sh  
>> failed. The
>> message reported was:
>> mkiv lua stats : loaded fonts              - none
>> ! LuaTeX error ...mals/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/luat- 
>> tex.lua:322:
>> attempt to perform arithmetic on local 'total' (a nil value).
>> <*> ...texmf-context/tex/context/base/cont-nl.tex
>>                                                  \dump
>> ?
>
> My first guess is that it's because Hans uploaded a beta that needs a
> not-yet-beta LuaTeX that's not available in minimals. (Another
> possibility is mismatch in luatools version.)
>
> Hans, what about misusing "alpha" for such cases when one needs some
> not-yet-released luatex?
>
>
> As a remedy, you can try to run
>    ./first-setup.sh --context=current
> but I probably need to fix luatools and mtxrun symlinks.
>
> I need to go now, but I'll inspect in the evening.
>
> I have created "experimental" branch for such cases, but I cannot
> enable it until Patrick changes the server (that should happer rather
> soon).
>
> Mojca
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