[Dev-luatex] new luatex for Debian

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed May 23 04:41:13 CEST 2012


On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 07:53:23AM +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Hi Mojca, hi all,
> 
> On Di, 22 Mai 2012, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> > There are still some crash reports for LuaTeX on i386-linux, so you
> > might want to wait for them to be resolved first.
> 
> Ok, but I see that Taco checked in changes for that already.
> 
> > Also, there is (almost) no functional change between TeX Live 2011 and
> > 2012, more or less only a few minor math-related patches by Khaled.
> 
> Yes, bit ONLY if you use *ONE* texmf.cnf file. When luatex is compiled
> with the *old* libkpathsea it only finds and uses *ONE* texmf.cnf
> files.
> 
> But in Debian we use the stacked approach now, so IMPORTANT changes
> are in /etc/temxf/web2c/texmf.cnf, and if that is not read 
> luatex will not find anything as far as I see. See the output of
> mtxrun --generate:

AFAIK, context does not use texmf.cnf anymore, it used its own
texmfcng.lua file. Anyway, kpathsea is not used by context at all, it
has its own lua based file finder.

Regards,
 Khaled


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