texmfcnf.lua is broken for ConTeXt.
amano.kenji at proton.me
Tue Aug 16 11:54:24 CEST 2022
TexLive ConTeXt works fine if it was installed by TexLive installer.
However, linux distributions bypass TexLive installer.
How can linux distributions override certain variables in texmfcnf.lua provided by TexLive?
------- Original Message -------
On Monday, August 15th, 2022 at 10:27 PM, Max Chernoff <mseven at telus.net> wrote:
> > https://github.com/archlinux/svntogit-packages/commit/43af7cc2eab080ea4f333159833e714376cb2cad
> > Arch Linux texlive-core package includes its own patched version of
> > texmfcnf.lua that makes ConTeXt work.
> I have the following ConTeXts installed:
> 1. TeX Live 2021 on Windows 10 x64
> 2. TeX Live 2022 on Windows 10 x64
> 3. TeX Live 2022 on Linux x64 (Fedora 36)
> 4. ConTeXt LMTX Standalone on Windows 10 x64
> 5. ConTeXt LMTX Standalone on Linux x64 (Fedora 36)
> All of these are installed using the official installation scripts, and
> all of these work just fine for me.
> From your other threads:
> this appears to be a packaging issue with Gentoo.
> However, I do agree with you that ConTeXt can be quite picky with
> anything texmfcnf-related. See point 4 in my reply to you on the ConTeXt
> The ConTeXt developers are best reached on the ntg-context mailing list,
> so that would likely be the best place to discuss the texmfcnf issue
> since a similar thread on this list:
> was never really resolved.
> -- Max
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