[Dev-luatex] XML abilities in LuaTeX

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Nov 17 19:21:25 CET 2009


TeXWorld wrote:

> What about continuing this discussion on dynamic loading lua libraries ?

in the current luatex beta you can load a library with 'require'

we will not provide nor support libraries ourselves as the luatex engine 
has to be small, maintainable etc etc so it's up to yourself to make 
sure that your library matches the lua version used in luatex

also, future releases will have some restrictions similar to running 
commands using write 18 so it's quite likely that for tex live 2010 
there will be some guards for loading libraries (unless explicitly 
permitted)

Hans

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