[tex-live] automatic format generation for context

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 23:28:37 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 6:38 PM, Staszek Wawrykiewicz <staw at gust.org.pl> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>> >> 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.
> So should the new ones be also moved to bin/xxx/ and why keeping them in
> two places (bin/ and scripts/) ?

These files should definitely end in bin, but I see no harm if they're
left at their original location, they don't even sum up to 1kb, and
they're part of every ConTeXt zip.

I know some users have added that folder to their PATH. Of course that
is not needed any more on a modern distribution, but it makes no sense
to make complications because of these tiny files. All that's needed
is to copy them to bin and package ConTeXt properly.


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