[Dev-luatex] Start LuaTeX with Lua only?

taco taco at elvenkind.com
Sat May 2 15:39:45 CEST 2009

David Kastrup wrote:
> Ok, this is actually kind of stupid since Taco and Hans are sitting
> right before me, but we are in the middle of a talk.
> Is there a way to start LuaTeX with just a Lua file, but have this Lua
> file feed TeX input to a TeX process, via tex.print or similar?
> Or do we always need to have a TeX file which does some \directlua call
> before we can have Lua feeding TeX input to a TeX interpreter?

Yes, but you can get around that by adding a \directlua inside
\everyjob. Not the a pretty solution, but better than nothing.

Best wishes,

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