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authorAditya Mahajan2011-06-12 19:36:22 -0400
committerAditya Mahajan2016-04-02 13:08:45 -0400
commit4c94f8b936171e124b8ccfff41f1fcebb5ee1398 (patch)
parentc68acd60882c4de8c235b33178e06c34a19b24ef (diff)
Updated README
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# Maintainer: Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich dot edu>
pkgdesc="A standalone ConTeXt distribution"
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The ConTeXt Minimal <> is
-a complete, up-to-date ConTeXt distribution which can be upgraded
-efficiently. It can be used to install either the stable or the beta
-version of ConTeXt. It can also be used in parallel with existing TeX
-installtions such as MikTeX, TeXLive, or older minimal installation. It
-is aimed towards ConTeXt users, so it does not include LaTeX specific
-packages and binaries.
+a complete, up-to-date ConTeXt distribution. It's main feature is that, unlike
+Texlive, it provides an isolated installation of ConTeXt that is easy to update.
+The Minimals target ConTeXt users and does not include LaTeX specific packages
+and binaries.
-This PKGBUILD installs the ConTeXt related files at
+This PKGBUILD provides an easy way to install the Minimals at
-To use the minimals distribution, you need to run
+To use the Minimals, initialize `$PATH` and some TeX related
+variables by executing
source /opt/context-minimals/setuptex
-in the shell from which you want to invoke context. After sourcing
-setuptex, you can run ConTeXt mkII using
+To run MkIV for the first time after installation or update, first source
+`setuptex` and then run
- texexec filename
+ mtxrun --generate
-To run mkIV for the first time, you need to run
+as a normal user (**and not as root**).
- luatools --generate
-as a normal user (*and not as root*). You need to rerun this command as a
-normal user each time you upgrade.
-All bugs can be reported at the ConTeXt mailing list
+Report any bugs at the ConTeXt mailing list