texmfcnf.lua is broken for ConTeXt.
amano.kenji at proton.me
Tue Aug 16 13:50:20 CEST 2022
Is there any documentation on the variables used in texmfcnf.lua?
I really don't know what the hell the variables in texmfcnf.lua mean.
Can there be any separate system-wide override file that can override certain variables in /usr/share/texmf-dist/web2c/texmfcnf.lua?
------- 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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