[Dev-luatex] unique node id?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Aug 29 09:03:29 CEST 2010


On 08/29/2010 08:48 AM, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
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>> Is the following 172 something like I need? How would I access that (besides string.gsub())?
>>
>> <node    nil<     172>     nil : hlist 2>
>
>
> I am currently using this number in the middle via tostring() and gsub(). But I'd still like to know if this can be used as an id.

This number uniquely identifies a node for as long as it stays
allocated, yes. If it is freed, a new node may have the same
number.

Best wishes,
Taco


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