[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.


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