[Dev-luatex] (fwd) Bug#441595: not all libraries are customized, there is room for improvement

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Dec 19 12:24:46 CET 2009


Norbert Preining wrote:
> Dear Taco,
> 
> one of the lua Gurus here at Debian checked the embedded libs and found
> that most of the included libs are very similar to upstream, and he
> offered to push the few changes in your code to upstream.
> 
> What do you say? (See attached email, including the diffs between current
> upstream of the lua libs and code in texlua).

But what happens then? Luatex becomes dependent on an external library
that may or may not be distributed by debian (or anyone else)?

Best wishes,
Taco



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