[Dev-luatex] Lua states and \dump

Jonathan Sauer Jonathan.Sauer at silverstroke.com
Fri Sep 21 09:20:33 CEST 2007


(yes, it's me again ;-)

Yesterday I noticed that when \dump-ing a format file, the Lua
states are not dumped as well, discarding all initializations
made while creating the format.

This is not a problem, since the initializations can be put
into \everyjob, and of course from a technical angle it would
be really difficult to dump a Lua state to the format file
(requiring access to the internals of the Lua VM which can
change at any time), but IMO this should be noted in the


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