mtxrun man page

mtxrun

Synopsis

mtxrun [ Options ... ] [ FILENAMES ]

Description

ConTeXt TDS Runner Tool

Options

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

Author

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).

01-01-2016 version 1.31 ConTeXt TDS Runner Tool