[Dev-luatex] node.insert_before

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat May 10 10:56:50 CEST 2008

Hans Hagen wrote:
> Jonathan Sauer wrote:
>> Hello,
>> when trying to insert a node using node.insert_before, and if <current>
>> is equal to <head> (to make <new> the new head), the following error is
>> generated:
>> 	Attempt to node.insert_before() a non-existing node
>> The node I want to insert exists, as well as <head> and <current>. If
>> I manually special-case the code, just like Heiko Oberdiek does in his
>> luacolor package, everything works perfectly.
>> Is this a bug? A feature? I'm using the svn trunk from last friday.

It's an oversight, I will fix it in the next release.

> there have been problems with the insertion helpers, so maybe something 
> surfaced again; anyhow, the latest version has other problems so best 
> wait till there is an update, since one never know what interferes. (I 
> use a previous version).

Hans means TRUNK has problems. 0.25.3 was fine.

Best wishes,

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