Tobias Burnus wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Tobias Burnus schrieb:
>   
>> I freshly switched to the ruby script and have now a problem:
>>    texmfstart texexec --pdf --pages=1:2
>> produces: No pages of output.
>>    texmfstart texexec --pdf
>> however, works: Output written on tmp_.pdf (3 pages, 103204 bytes)
>>   
>>     
> I do not know what that option does. It seems to do something, but not
> the right thing.
> Actually, looking at texexec.rb I get the impression that --pages= is
> not supported. One finds there
> -------------
> # so far for compatibility
> @@extrastringvars = [
>     'pages', 'background', 'backspace', 'topspace', 'boxtype', 'tempdir',
> -------------
>
> Could the --pages option made to work in texexec.rb? In texexec.pl I
> find the following. I probably should learn ruby [and python for that
> matter] ...
>
>   
actually, the code is there ... scripts/context/ruby/tex.rb 

but there is a buglet in there: 

  opt << "\\def\\pagestoshipout\{pagelist.join(',')\}\n";

should be: 

  opt << "\\def\\pagestoshipout\{#{pagelist.join(',')}\}\n";

#{..} evaluates inside a string 

Hans 

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