mtxrun man page



mtxrun [ Options ... ] [ FILENAMES ]


ConTeXt TDS Runner Tool


run an mtx script (lua prefered method) (--noquotes), no script gives list
run code passed on the commandline (between quotes)
run a script or program (texmfstart method) (--noquotes)
resolve prefixed arguments
run internally (using preloaded libs)
run script using built in libraries (same as --ctxlua)
locate given filename in database (default) or system (--first --all --detail)
use texmf tree cf. env texmfstart_tree or texmfstarttree
use given texmf tree (default file: setuptex.tmf)
use given (tmf) environment file
go to given path before execution
only execute when given file has changed (md checksum)
only execute when given file has changed (time stamp)
create stubs for (context related) scripts
remove stubs (context related) scripts
paths where stubs wil be written
create windows (mswin) stubs
create unix (linux) stubs
give a bit more info
enable given trackers
format or backend
show current operating system, processor, etc
launch editor with found file
launch files like manuals, assumes os support (--all)
run a script and time its run
regenerate databases if needed (handy when used to run context in an editor)
use kpse as fallback (when no mkiv and cache installed, often slower)
force using kpse (handy when no mkiv and cache installed but less functionality)
show supported prefixes
generate file database
show configuration variables
show configuration order
show (known) directives
show (known) trackers
show (known) experiments
expand complex variable
expand variable (resolve paths)
expand variable (resolve references)
show path expansion of ...
report value of variable
report file location
report path of file
filter variables


More information about ConTeXt and the tools that come with it can be found at:

maillist: ntg-context@ntg.nl / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-…

webpage: http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net

wiki: http://contextgarden.net

Referenced By

texmfstart(1) is an alias of mtxrun(1).

ConTeXt TDS Runner Tool version 1.31 01-01-2016