[Dev-luatex] platform specific functionality

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 4 15:08:12 CET 2010


On 3 March 2010 14:07, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
> T T wrote:
>>
>> From less essential functionality I would also love to have access to
>> MessageBox for a minimal GUI functionality.
>
> This is something that will not go in the core, so that would have
> to be an external binary module (there are just too many threading
> complications in relation to windows gui programming, and we do want
> to start using threading at some point in the not too distant future).

OK, I understand. At least I will have some motivation to play with
Lua modules :)

>>>> And another request if I may. With kpsewhich it is possible to specify
>>>> a search path explicitly with the -path switch, but this functionality
>>>> is not exposed through lua kpse lib. Could this be added?
>>> Sure. If there is anything else from kpathsea people want, please
>>> say so.
>
> Tracker item:
>
>  http://tracker.luatex.org/view.php?id=339

Thanks Taco,

Tomek


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