[tex-live] ConTeXt: Ruby 1.9 deprecation warnings

Ken Brown kbrow1i at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 23:36:39 CET 2013

On 1/9/2013 1:18 PM, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 3:30 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
>> Using ConTeXt with Ruby 1.9 produces warnings like the following:
>> $ texexec --version
>> [...]
>> Use RbConfig instead of obsolete and deprecated Config.
>> The attached patch, to be applied in
>> trunk/Master/texmf-dist/scripts/context, silences the warnings without
>> destroying compatibility with (at least) later versions of Ruby 1.8.
>> I don't know if TeX Live wants to support older versions of Ruby.  If so,
>> you'd need a more complicated patch.
> Dear Ken,
> thank you very much for suggesting the patch. Do you happen to know if
> my assumption that this would break on ruby 1.8.4 or older is correct?

I don't know for sure, but that's my impression from what I've seen on 
the internet.


More information about the tex-live mailing list