[Dev-luatex] luatex and ~ support on win32

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Apr 21 08:53:09 CEST 2008


Norbert Preining wrote:
> Hi Taco,
> 
> the current libkpathsea expands
> 	~
> to
> 	on unix:	$HOME
> 	on win32:	%USERPROFILE%
> 
> Unfortunaltely it seems that luatex/texlua does not follow this, i.e.,
> returns a literal ~.

> Is there any chance that you fix that?

The version checked in in texlive should do that already, assuming it
is just the library update and no other changes are needed.

The standalone luatex does not have the latest kpathsea. I tried
it a while back for metapost, it turned out not to compile on macosx
10.5, so I decided to hold off.

Best wishes,
Taco


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