# [NTG-context] \input behaves different

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Dec 24 20:17:17 CET 2008

```Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Hans van der Meer wrote:
>> MKii and MKiv differ in their behaviour of \input with respect to the
>> .tex suffix.
>> Consider the following program:
>>   \starttext
>>   \stoptext
>> Processing with mkii reads both files, but mkiv chokes on the second
>> \input:
>> ! I can't find file `file1a'.
>>                    \par
>> l.3 reading file1a: \input file1a\par
>>
>> This seems a very nasty difference to me, because it will necessitate
>> me to rename a great many files. Is this behaviour intended?
>
> I would advise against using filenames without an extension, but
> nevertheless it would be nice if aux.find_file (I hope I got the
> function name right) would at least test for the existance of
>
>   ./<filename>
>
> Hans (Hagen), is that OK with you?

it's indeed in that function but i need to check it careful because i
don't want to mess up. I guess that i can do it just before here

if not done and doscan then
-- todo: slow path scanning
end

Hans

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