[Dev-luatex] again problems ..., os.spawn and spaces in names

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Feb 8 15:46:23 CET 2008

On Fr, 08 Feb 2008, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> perl.exe is called directly, by the spawnvpe() call.
> Apparently, it gets this in its argv:
>   argv[0] = C:/tl
>   argv[1] = test/2008/tlpkg/tlperl/bin/perl.exe
>   argv[2] = c:/tl
>   argv[3] = test/2008/texmf/scripts/texlive/generate-updmap.pl

Uggg. Grmm, ahhh. How does spawnvpe come to the conclusion to call perl
AND put all that into the cmdline?

> And then it will attempt to load a perl script by the name
> it finds in argv[1]. To me, that sounds like a runtime library
> issue (but it could be 'my' msvcrt, it is not necessarily perl's).

Can you send me AGAIN YOUR!! luatex, I was doing this with Akiras!
(And deleted yours already ;-)

Best wishes


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