[Dev-luatex] unique node id?

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Sun Aug 29 00:20:11 CEST 2010


is there a unique "node id" which I could use for example as a key in a table? Using the node directly somehow doesn't work. I am thinking of something like

n = node.new("glyph")

Something similar like this would suffice:

print( tostring({}) )
table: 0x100106da0

this id doesn't change for that table.

Is the following 172 something like I need? How would I access that (besides string.gsub())?

<node    nil <    172 >    nil : hlist 2>


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