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mtxrun(1)                   ConTeXt TDS Runner Tool                  mtxrun(1)




NAME

        mtxrun - ConTeXt TDS Runner Tool


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)  (=loop)
              (exit|quit aborts)

       --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)

       --tree=pathtotree
              use given texmf tree (default file: setuptex.tmf)

       --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

       --addbinarypath
              prepend the (found) binarypath to runners

       --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,--list)

       --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

       --resolve-path
              expand variable (completely resolve paths)

       --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-
       context

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

       wiki: http://contextgarden.net



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