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

Manuel Pegourie-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Tue Sep 2 14:12:50 CEST 2008


Hans Hagen a écrit :
> Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
> 
>> You mean scriptS? Because the problem happens only when there are two
>> scripts involved.
> 
> the two scripts (but using other paths)
> 
Could it be that your newer version of LuaTex explains that it works for you
and fails for the other people who reported problems?

>> Anyway, this is not the problem. The problem is that when you call in
>> any way (os.execute, os.exec, os.spawn) AR9 froms a texlua script that
>> was os.spawn()-ed or os.exec()-ed by a texlua script that previoulsy
>> initialised kpse, it crashes. Probably there is something specific to
>> acrobat reader version 8 and 9, but it doesn't look totally unrelated to
>> os.exec() or os.spawn() either...
> 
> could be some interaction indeed (maybe in intercepting the return
> values or so), print(os.spawn(...))
> 
Do you need more info from my failing system to investigate? If so, please
tell me what you need.

Manuel.


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