[tex-live] luatex is too old for mkiv

Yury G. Kudryashov urkud.urkud at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 18:08:00 CEST 2009

15 september 2009 01:51:02 Karl Berry wrote:
>     $ context --make cont-en.tex
>     bla-bla-bla
>     This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.40.6-2009090421 (TeX Live 2009)
>     bla-bla-bla
>     Your luatex binary is way too old, you need at least version 0.42.
> As it happens, I noticed that myself a couple days ago and told Taco and
> Hans.  It's unfortunate, but there will be no changes.  ConTeXt MkIV
> users will need to use the normal ConTeXt MkIV download/install/update
> mechanisms, which is what all significant MkIV users do already anyway.
> Of course I hope next year things will be more settled and
> context/luatex works in TL.
What about removing ConTeXt MkIV from TeXLive 2009? Why users should install 
non-working version, find out that 'luatex is too old', e.t.c.?
At least, FAQ section about ConTeXt/MarkIV should be rewritten.
Yury G. Kudryashov,
mailto: urkud.urkud at gmail.com
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