I am doing exactly the same thing as you want. I believe your problem is in keeping your worlds (Windows/Cygwin) straight. It appears that you have installed minimals “inside” cygwin (depending on whether your /usr directory is your cygwin /usr directory).
I installed minimals “normally”, as it is a Windows application. I ran the context setups from Windows. Then I can build with no problems from within cygwin by running the minimals cmd files (although you must specify the extension from within cygwin). I did not have to modify any files at all. So far, no problems. Just remember to keep your path information in “Windows” format, not cygwin. -Bryant From: ntg-context-boun...@ntg.nl [mailto:ntg-context-boun...@ntg.nl] On Behalf Of Chen Shen Sent: Monday, November 02, 2009 7:03 AM To: mailing list for ConTeXt users Subject: [NTG-context] possible to run minimal in cygwin? Hi all, I wonder if it possible to run the MSWin version of context-minimal under Cygwin. I want to use Makefile and other unix tools to automate my build process. I tried modifying the context/tex/setuptex script, and manually set the platform variable to mswin, but when I ran context.cmd, I saw the following error message. The texmf-cache path actually exists. Any hint? Thanks a lot! ======begin cut=========== [administra...@cygwin test]$ context.cmd test1 Should I create the cache path /cygdrive/c/usr/docs/context/tex/texmf-cache? [ye s|no] [no] Should I create the cache path /cygdrive/c/usr/docs/context/tex/texmf-cache? [ye s|no] [no] MTXrun | unknown script 'context.lua' or 'mtx-context.lua' ======end cut=========== regards, shenchen
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