[Dev-luatex] platform specific functionality

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Mar 15 17:00:07 CET 2010


Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> T T wrote:
>> On 15 March 2010 12:03, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
>>> Oh, alright then. Patch applied (#3494)
>>
>> Thanks. One more patch for your consideration for something I needed
>> recently: getting absolute, canonical file paths. In principle this
>> can be implemented in pure Lua with the current lfs module, but
>> getting all the corner cases right (e.g. foo/bar/./../baz) is not so
>> easy. Perhaps having a convenience function for this is not such a bad
>> idea (and using proper system APIs will guarantee that the result is
>> correct).

What did you need it for anyway? As perhaps the problem it solves
is win32-only?



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