2.4 alpha2 failing on windows 10

Andrew Parsloe ajparsloe at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 10:09:27 UTC 2021


On 9/02/2021 6:31 pm, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> On 2/9/21 12:14 AM, Andrew Parsloe wrote:
>> I've twice downloaded the 64 bit alpha2 installer for windows and
>> installed it. However when I try to open a document in it I get a
>> series of errors starting with unable to find the article layout, then
>> unable to read cite engine basic, then failures of both lyx2lyx and
>> tex2lyx scripts. Trying to reconfigure also fails. When I look at Help
>>> About LyX I see
>> Version 2.4.0dev (Monday, 28 December 2020)
>>
>> Is this right? I've reverted to alpha1 which I see has the same
>> version date:
>>
>> Version 2.4.0-alpha1 (Monday, 28 December 2020)
>>
> I didn't update the version date. I should have.
>
> The errors sound like python errors. Can you run from a terminal?
>
> Riki

I've attached the output from the messages pane (with All debug messages 
set) resulting from when I click on the new document icon. (If this is 
not sufficient, then Yes, I can run LyX from the command line. What 
arguments should be used?)

Andrew

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frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (1655): cmd:  action: 3 [buffer-new]  arg: '' x: 0 y: 0
BufferParams.cpp (2529): setBaseClass: article
Error: Document class not found
----------------------------------------
The layout file:
article
could not be found. A default textclass with default
layouts will be used. LyX will not be able to produce
correct output.
frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (714): Missing translation for `OK'
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (239): widget pixel ratio: 1 splash pixel ratio: 1 paint pixmap: 400x250 at 317+44
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (239): widget pixel ratio: 1 splash pixel ratio: 1 paint pixmap: 400x250 at 317+44
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1005): GuiView::setFocus()0000020B6DAB80A0
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1022): GuiView::focusInEvent()0000020B6DAB80A0
support\TempFile.cpp (35): Temporary file in C:/Users/ajpar/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicXXXXXX.layout
support\TempFile.cpp (38): Temporary file `C:/Users/ajpar/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicCLbOCI.layout' created.
TextClass.cpp (335): support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicCLbOCI.layout]->>[~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout]
Reading textclass: ~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout
TextClass.cpp (150): Reading style Plain Layout
Format.cpp (370): filetools(getFormatFromContents)
	File type not recognised before EOF!
Format.cpp (377): filetools(getFormatFromContents)
	Couldn't find a known format!
Lexer.cpp (254): lyxlex: UNcompressed
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 This layout is automatically generated'
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 \DeclareLaTeXClass{article}'
TextClass.cpp (335): Reading input file: [layouts/stdclass.inc]
Format.cpp (377): filetools(getFormatFromContents)
	Couldn't find a known format!
Lexer.cpp (254): lyxlex: UNcompressed
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 Standard textclass definition file. Taken from initial LyX source code'
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 Author : Matthias Ettrich <ettrich at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de>'
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 Transposed by Pascal André <andre at via.ecp.fr>'
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 Heavily modifed and enhanced by several developers.'
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 This is a base layout which is designed to be included from other'
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 ``standard'' layouts, like article and friends.'
TextClass.cpp (348): Finished reading input file: [layouts/stdclass.inc]
TextClass.cpp (292): Converting layout file to 92
support\TempFile.cpp (35): Temporary file in C:/Users/ajpar/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/convertXXXXXX.layout
support\TempFile.cpp (38): Temporary file `C:/Users/ajpar/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/convertOqVUFl.layout' created.
TextClass.cpp (89): Running `python -tt "C:/Program Files/LyX 2.4/Resources/scripts/layout2layout.py" -t 92 "C:/Program Files/LyX 2.4/Resources/layouts/stdclass.inc" "C:/Users/ajpar/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/convertOqVUFl.layout"'
support\filetools.cpp (1067): Running: python -tt "C:/Program Files/LyX 2.4/Resources/scripts/layout2layout.py" -t 92 "C:/Program Files/LyX 2.4/Resources/layouts/stdclass.inc" "C:/Users/ajpar/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/convertOqVUFl.layout"
TextClass.cpp (94): Conversion of layout with layout2layout.py has failed.
TextClass.cpp (363): Unable to convert C:/Program Files/LyX 2.4/Resources/layouts/stdclass.inc to format 92
LyX: Error reading input file: C:/Program Files/LyX 2.4/Resources/layouts/stdclass.inc [around line 5 of file support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicCLbOCI.layout]->>[~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout]
~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout current token: 'stdclass.inc' context: '']
TextClass.cpp (348): support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicCLbOCI.layout]->>[~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout]
Finished reading textclass: ~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout
Error reading `support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicCLbOCI.layout]->>[~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout]
~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout'
(Check `article')
Check your installation and try Tools/Reconfigure...
TextClass.cpp (335): support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicCLbOCI.layout]->>[~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout]
Reading textclass: ~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout
Format.cpp (370): filetools(getFormatFromContents)
	File type not recognised before EOF!
Format.cpp (377): filetools(getFormatFromContents)
	Couldn't find a known format!
Lexer.cpp (254): lyxlex: UNcompressed
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 This layout is automatically generated'
Lexer.cpp (333): Comment read: `35 \DeclareLaTeXClass{article}'
TextClass.cpp (150): Reading style Standard
TextClass.cpp (966): Minimum TocLevel is -1000, maximum is -1000
TextClass.cpp (348): support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/basicCLbOCI.layout]->>[~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout]
Finished reading textclass: ~\AppData\Local\Temp\lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem\basicCLbOCI.layout
Warning: Cite Engine not available
----------------------------------------
The cite engine basic has been requested by
this document but has not been found in the list of
available engines. If you recently installed it, you
probably need to reconfigure LyX.

frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (714): Missing translation for `OK'
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (239): widget pixel ratio: 1 splash pixel ratio: 1 paint pixmap: 400x250 at 317+44
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (239): widget pixel ratio: 1 splash pixel ratio: 1 paint pixmap: 400x250 at 317+44
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (239): widget pixel ratio: 1 splash pixel ratio: 1 paint pixmap: 400x250 at 317+44
23:01:16.302: (buffer-new: Ctrl+N)frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1005): GuiView::setFocus()0000020B6DAB80A0
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1022): GuiView::focusInEvent()0000020B6DAB80A0
support\Messages.cpp (146): language(en_US)
support\FileName.cpp (727): creating path 'C:/Users/ajpar/AppData/Local/Temp/lyx_tmpdir.nuKJvhzylCem/lyx_tmpbuf0'.
Buffer.cpp (502): Buffer::Buffer()
BufferList.cpp (120): Assigning to buffer 0
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1739): Setting buffer: 0000020B6F241EE0

Buffer.cpp (2570): Bibinfo cache was invalid.
Buffer.cpp (5677): Clearing include list for C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
Buffer.cpp (3832): updateMacro of newfile1.lyx
Buffer.cpp (5677): Clearing include list for C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
Buffer.cpp (5634): Pushed. Stack now:
Buffer.cpp (5639): C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
Buffer.cpp (5648): Popped. Stack now:
Buffer.cpp (5650): EMPTY!
Buffer.cpp (5002): Bibfiles unchanged.
Buffer.cpp (5677): Clearing include list for C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (714): Missing translation for `Scroll Left'
frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (714): Missing translation for `Scroll Right'
Intl.cpp (79): Initializing key mappings...
Trans.cpp (623): Disabling keymap
frontends\qt\GuiFontLoader.cpp (385): Font 'Roman, Medium, Upright, Normal, none, Emphasis Off, Underline Off, Double underline Off, Wavy underline Off, Strike out Off, Cross out Off, Noun Off, ' matched by
Times New Roman
frontends\qt\GuiFontLoader.cpp (389): This font is an exact match
frontends\qt\GuiFontLoader.cpp (399): The font has size: 12
frontends\qt\GuiFontMetrics.cpp (141): Italic slope: -0
BufferView.cpp (2862): metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47
BufferView.cpp (2898): Metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47 y1 = 0 y2 = 83 pit1 = -1 pit2 = 1
BufferView.cpp (3287): 		--- START NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 --- END NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83
BufferView.cpp (2907): BufferView::updateMetrics
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (226): viewport width: 638  viewport height: 478
support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/Documents/newfile1.lyx]->>[~\Documents\newfile1.lyx]
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1005): GuiView::setFocus()0000020B6DAB80A0
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1022): GuiView::focusInEvent()0000020B6DAB80A0
BufferView.cpp (2862): metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47
BufferView.cpp (2898): Metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47 y1 = 0 y2 = 83 pit1 = -1 pit2 = 1
BufferView.cpp (3287): 		--- START NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 --- END NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83
BufferView.cpp (2907): BufferView::updateMetrics
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (370): WorkArea::redraw screen
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (695): GuiWorkArea::focusInEvent(): 0000020B6DAF18D0

frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1598): Setting current wa: 0000020B6DAF18D0

BufferView.cpp (2862): metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47
BufferView.cpp (2898): Metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47 y1 = 0 y2 = 83 pit1 = -1 pit2 = 1
BufferView.cpp (3287): 		--- START NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 --- END NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83
BufferView.cpp (2907): BufferView::updateMetrics
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (370): WorkArea::redraw screen
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/Documents/newfile1.lyx]->>[~\Documents\newfile1.lyx]
frontends\qt\TocWidget.cpp (401): TocWidget::select(): QModelIndex is invalid!
frontends\qt\LayoutBox.cpp (490): Already had Standard selected.
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (1794): currentTabChanged 0 File: C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1628): Current wa: 0000020B6DAF18D0, Current main wa: 0000020B6DAF18D0
Buffer.cpp (3832): updateMacro of newfile1.lyx
Buffer.cpp (5677): Clearing include list for C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
Buffer.cpp (5634): Pushed. Stack now:
Buffer.cpp (5639): C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
Buffer.cpp (5648): Popped. Stack now:
Buffer.cpp (5650): EMPTY!
Buffer.cpp (5002): Bibfiles unchanged.
Buffer.cpp (5677): Clearing include list for C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
frontends\qt\TocWidget.cpp (401): TocWidget::select(): QModelIndex is invalid!
support/os_win32.cpp (329): <Win32 path correction> [~/Documents/newfile1.lyx]->>[~\Documents\newfile1.lyx]
frontends\qt\TocWidget.cpp (401): TocWidget::select(): QModelIndex is invalid!
frontends\qt\LayoutBox.cpp (490): Already had Standard selected.
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (1794): currentTabChanged 0 File: C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx
frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (714): Missing translation for `Close Tab'
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (1960): updateTabTexts() iteration start
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (1977): it = C:/Users/ajpar/Documents/newfile1.lyx => newfile1
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (1984): segment ended
BufferView.cpp (486): BufferView::processUpdateFlags( FitCursor Force )  buffer: 0000020B6F241EE0
Buffer.cpp (3832): updateMacro of newfile1.lyx
BufferView.cpp (2862): metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47
BufferView.cpp (2898): Metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47 y1 = 0 y2 = 83 pit1 = -1 pit2 = 1
BufferView.cpp (3287): 		--- START NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 --- END NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83
BufferView.cpp (2907): BufferView::updateMetrics
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
BufferView.cpp (538): Cumulative flags: ForceDraw 
TextMetrics.cpp (1289): y: 0 cache size: 1
TextMetrics.cpp (1331): examining: pit: 0 y: 47
TextMetrics.cpp (1341): found best y: 47 for pit: 0
TextMetrics.cpp (1489): x: 0 y: 0  pit: 0
TextMetrics.cpp (1500): No inset hit. 
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (370): WorkArea::redraw screen
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
frontends\qt\GuiView.cpp (1598): Setting current wa: 0000020B6DAF18D0

BufferView.cpp (936): scrolling to cursor
BufferView.cpp (486): BufferView::processUpdateFlags( FitCursor )  buffer: 0000020B6F241EE0
Buffer.cpp (3832): updateMacro of newfile1.lyx
BufferView.cpp (538): Cumulative flags: None 
TextMetrics.cpp (1289): y: 0 cache size: 1
TextMetrics.cpp (1331): examining: pit: 0 y: 47
TextMetrics.cpp (1341): found best y: 47 for pit: 0
TextMetrics.cpp (1489): x: 0 y: 0  pit: 0
TextMetrics.cpp (1500): No inset hit. 
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (370): WorkArea::redraw screen
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
frontends\qt\LayoutBox.cpp (490): Already had Standard selected.
frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (714): Missing translation for `Ctrl'
frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (714): Missing translation for `+'
frontends\qt\GuiApplication.cpp (1458): verbose dispatch msg (buffer-new: Ctrl+N)
BufferView.cpp (2862): metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47
BufferView.cpp (2898): Metrics:  anchor pit = 0 anchor ypos = 47 y1 = 0 y2 = 83 pit1 = -1 pit2 = 1
BufferView.cpp (3287): 		--- START NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 --- END NODRAW ---
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83
BufferView.cpp (2907): BufferView::updateMetrics
CoordCache.cpp (41): InsetCache is empty.
BufferView.cpp (936): scrolling to cursor
frontends\qt\LayoutBox.cpp (490): Already had Standard selected.
BufferView.cpp (3287): 		*** START DRAWING ***
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
TextMetrics.cpp (1941): main text redraw pit=0 row=0 full_repaint row.changed
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 *** END DRAWING ***
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83
BufferView.cpp (3287): 		*** START DRAWING ***
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
TextMetrics.cpp (1941): main text redraw pit=0 row=0 full_repaint row.changed
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 *** END DRAWING ***
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83
frontends\qt\TocWidget.cpp (401): TocWidget::select(): QModelIndex is invalid!
frontends\qt\GuiWorkArea.cpp (708): GuiWorkArea::focusOutEvent(): 0000020B6DAF18D0

BufferView.cpp (3287): 		*** START DRAWING ***
BufferView.cpp (3332): Strategy: FullScreenUpdate
TextMetrics.cpp (1941): main text redraw pit=0 row=0 full_repaint row.changed
BufferView.cpp (3356): 		 *** END DRAWING ***
BufferView.cpp (579):  Updating scrollbar: height: 1 curr par: 0 default height 27
BufferView.cpp (595): storing height for pit 0 : 83


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