ConTeXt no longer available on Cygwin

Ken Brown
Fri Mar 24 15:00:01 GMT 2023

On 3/22/2023 12:56 PM, Ken Brown via Cygwin wrote:
> As I mentioned in the announcement of TeX Live 2023, there has been a 
> major change in ConTeXt; see
> Briefly, ConTeXt development has been moved out of TeX Live into a 
> separate project.  Unfortunately, the maintainer of that project decided 
> to remove Cygwin support, so I cannot easily provide a context binary. 
> One Cygwin user of ConTeXt complained upstream, to no avail.
> At some point I will probably remove the texlive-collection-context 
> package, which is now useless.  But I am waiting to see how other 
> distros are going to deal with this change.
> If you will be greatly inconvenienced by the absence of a context 
> binary, please let me know by replying to this message.  There may or 
> may not be anything I can do about it.

This turned out to be simple to fix.  I will do that shortly, but first 
I want to finish discussing this with TeX Live maintainers for other 


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