[OS X TeX] Re: Context problem

Patrick Gundlach pg at levana.de
Fri Oct 15 00:59:23 CEST 2004


Hello,

> After installing "Tex Support: Context updater" via i-Installer,
> context is not able to create pdf anymore and gives the following
> notification:
> ____
> This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.11b-2.1 (Web2C 7.5.2)
>   %&-line parsing enabled.
>   (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/web2c/cp8bit.tcx)
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt cont-en.efmt
> fmtutil: no info for format `cont-en'.
> Sorry, I can't find the format `cont-en.efmt'; will try `context.efmt'.
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt context.efmt
> fmtutil: no info for format `context'.
> I can't find the format file `context.efmt'!


Well, I don't know anything about Gerben's iInstaller, nor do  I know
if this will solve your problem.

You can generate the cont-en.efmt by running

texexec --make --alone en metafun 

on the command line. (Well for the cont-en.efmt only "en" would be necessary.)

And then, you can copy the resulting metafun.mem and cont-en.efmt to
your web2c directory. Of course I don't know where this is located on
your system and which one would be advisable.

Perhaps /usr/local/teTeX/web2c/ ?


Patrick

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