[Dev-luatex] problem with os.spawn+os.execute on win32

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Sep 2 11:25:19 CEST 2008

```Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> Hans Hagen scripsit (02.09.2008 10:09)
>> can you try the table call, like in
>>
>>
> I did try the table call (that's actually the form used in the original script
> where the problem first appeared).
>
>> here both spawn and exec seem to work ok
>>
> Do you mean you tried the above example with Adobe Reader 9 on windows and AR
> did not crash? Here (win XP SP2, AR9, LuaTeX 0.25.4 from TL'08) it crashes,
> and the original scripts from which I extracted the minimal demo above have
> been reported to crash on:
> - Vista + Adobe Acrobat pro 9 (TL'08)

i tried your script on vista (ultimate, sp 2) and had no crash; actually
acrobat didn't start unless i provide the full path

opens the file but with an acrobat message (file not found while the
file is opened anyway) so the problems you report might be with acrobat

Hans

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