[tex-live] automatic format generation for context

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jun 12 16:38:38 CEST 2008

Hi Staszek,

Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>> I have just made a (pretty large) commit with the sources of context,
>> release 2008.05.21. I don't know how to update the packaging system,
>> so instead, here is an explanation of what has changed in the file
>> layout compared to last year.
> Many thanks for that. As I see, Karl is working on packaging.
>> There are 4 completely new directories with files in them:
>>    fonts/misc/cid/fontforge
>>    fonts/misc/fea/context
>>    fonts/misc/xetex/fontmapping/context
>>    tex/context/test

I forgot to 'svn add' this directory because of an svn ignore on
"test", I have corrected that (it contains a few XML test files).

> I see tex/contex/sample/ instead of test/ 

Both should exist, my bad.

> and I think that it should be  moved to doc/context/sample/

Definately not, they are not documentation, but small input files
that can be used when a bit of ad-hoc text is needed.

>> There are 6 new scripts, split into win32 and unix variants:
> Shouldn't that go rather to respective /bin/<platform> 
> as for running they must be in PATH?
> We already have in bin/<platform>/ other scripts/.bat files like
> ctxtools, pstopdf and much more... Ahh, as I see, scripts/context/stubs/xx/
> contains duplicates of what we've already had in bin/<platform>

Yes, they were in bin already, except for the 6 new ones.

Best wishes,

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