[Dev-luatex] os.execute() crashes with segmentation fault

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 16 13:04:30 CEST 2011


On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 11:55:49AM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:

> On 16-4-2011 11:53, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> 
> >if luatexversion>= 70
> >   if os.execute
> >     return os.execute()
> >   else
> >     return 0
> >   fi
> 
> to me using the result of os.execute() i.e. with empty argument for
> a test looks like a hack and is rather undefined as test

I would appreciate a better solution, of course.
The manual tells something about "texconfig"
and "texconfig.shell_escape" and that a startup script
could fill it. But it's not done by "luatex -ini" or
"lualatex", thus it's an empty table.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek


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