No context in TL2023 source ?

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Mon Mar 20 22:43:53 CET 2023

On Mon, Mar 20, 2023 at 07:04:43PM +0000, Ken Moffat via tex-live wrote:
> Looking at what I've now installed from a source build of TL2023 I
> see that I lack a context program.
> Looking back to 2022, my log showed
> creating link 'context' -> '../../texmf-dist/scripts/context/stubs/unix/context'
> creating link 'contextjit' -> '../../texmf-dist/scripts/context/stubs/unix/contextjit'
> But in 2023 the directory texmf-dist/scripts/context/stubs does not
> exist, the only directories within scripts/context are lua and perl.

ConTeXt has been updated to MKIV+LMTX: Mark IV and LuaMetaTeX.

Hans Hagen informed me that there was no need anymore for stubs;
these are mostly trivial shell scripts of the form

mtxrun --script <some script> "$@"

Siep Kroonenberg

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