[tex-live] trouble starting context on latest tl2008 developer snapshot

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Jul 8 10:54:34 CEST 2008

Karl Berry wrote:
>             scheme-context
>     pulls in
>             collection-context
>             collection-metapost
>             collection-xetex
> Taco ... I know the future messages said not to worry about, but I just
> wanted to mention that I think it would be easy to install just the core
> metapost program, by depending on bin-metapost + metapost instead of
> collection-metapost.  There are ~20 additional third-party MP packages
> in collection-metapost, but nothing truly critical for MP operation that
> I am seeing at a glance.
> So if you don't want them for context, we can try omitting them.  Just
> let me know.

Please don't bother, it is not worth the effort. Besides, it is not
all that unlikely context users will actually want those metapost

Best wishes,

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