TL ConTeXt in minimal setup

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at
Mon Jul 17 13:52:09 CEST 2023

On 17/07/2023 12:06, Joseph Wright wrote:
> On 17/07/2023 11:30, Norbert Preining wrote:
>> On Mon, 17 Jul 2023, Max Chernoff wrote:
>>> This is probably related to either the LMTX upgrade or tlmgr no longer
>>> ever running "mtxrun --generate". Or maybe a combination of them both.
>> Probably the later one, you (Max) said that this is fine now, though?
>> Are we missing something here?
> Seems so: I need to manually run "mtxrun --generate" to get "context" to 
> run, and there must be something additional to get "context -luatex" to 
> work as that's not fixed by "mtxrun --generate".
> Joseph

OK, you have to run mtxrun with LuaTeX:

   luatex --luaonly <path-to>/mtxrun.lua --generate

and then everything works. So I guess it *is* just mtxrun, but has to be 
set up properly. Presumably this does happen 'usually', so it must be 
missing from the minimised arrangement we use.


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