[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.


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