[tex-live] TL'10 pretest trial
taco at elvenkind.com
Tue May 25 16:55:28 CEST 2010
Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Karl Berry wrote:
>> Give it a try if you're willing.
> I just tried a network install of the context scheme. First, the
> very good news: both context mkii and mkiv are close to perfect,
> based on the tests I have done so far.
> Nevertheless, some requests and remarks, in order of importance:
> * it would be really nice if the tl installer could be made to run
> an initial
> luatools --generate
> in post-install because otherwise the 'context' command does
> not work out of the box.
> * fmtutil does not want to generate the context mkii formats, even
> though they are defined in fmtutil.cfg. Maybe this is because there
> are two entries with the same name?
> * it would be even nicer if fmtutil could be made to support mkiv
> formats as well. The creation command is:
> context --make [en|nl|fr|ro|de|it]
> [|] == alternate choices
> even just 'en' would be really nice to have.
> * assuming the final version will keep shell_escape=p: can 'mpost'
> please be added to the list of acceptable commands? otherwise
> we will have to ask all context users to add shell_escape=t
> by themselves
> * because $TEXMFCACHE is not set in texmf.cnf, the context luatex-cache
> folder ends up in my $TMP directory (but that's ok, it works)
> * perhaps the pxfonts and txfonts packages can be added into
> scheme-context. context uses these for math in the default 'palatino'
> and 'times' typescripts.
An addition (but I think Karl is aware of that already) the targets of
the scripts 'rlxtools' and 'ctxtools' are not executable yet.
Best wishes again,
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