[NTG-context] Error Line Number

Kip Warner kip at thevertigo.com
Sat Jan 14 00:55:06 CET 2012


On Fri, 2012-01-13 at 10:08 +0100, luigi scarso wrote:
> Usually the strategy is to isolate the culprit by including progressively
> lengthy  chunks of tex
> from the begin to end
> and then narrowing the selection until you find a macro or paragraph.
> Then surround it with
> \tracingall
> ...
> \trancingnone
> and you have a *huge* amount of informations.
> 
> (btw, discover where an error happens  it's  known to be problematic due
> the inherently asynchronous nature of TeX
> and the   macro programming language, where expansion can be  very hard to
> understand)

That sounds very tedious and is definitely a major problem with ConTeXt.
But like you said, it's difficult to alleviate based on how all of its
components were designed. 

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Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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