[Dev-luatex] luatex in windows

Javier Bezos lists at texytipografia.com
Sun Dec 10 18:15:55 CET 2006

>I try to use luatex on windows, but I have the following error message:
> This is luaTeX, Version 3.141592-0.1-alpha-20060818 (Web2C 7.5.5)
> kpathsea: Running mktexfmt luatex.fmt
> luatex.exe: fatal: kpathsea: CreateProcess() failed for `mktexfmt
> 0o☺☻ex.fmt' (E
> rror c1)

According to Taco:

> * luatex-snapshot-20061208-win32.zip
>           A cross-compiled (mingw) windows binary. This is a web2c
>           based binary, so it needs a texmf.cnf file (It will NOT
>           work if you have only miktex installed).

I'm not using MikTeX, but the TeX Live, so I presume this is the


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