[Dev-luatex] Braced file names for openout

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Mar 7 13:06:13 CET 2015


On 3/7/2015 10:57 AM, Bruno Le Floch wrote:
> Hello,
>
> \openin and \input accept file names in braces (well, as <general
> text>) while \openout does not:
>
>      luatex '\immediate \openout 12 = {abc} \end'
>
> makes a file named "{abc}.tex" and not "abc".  I'm using LuaTeX,
> Version beta-0.79.1 (TeX Live 2014) (rev 4971).  Is this by design or
> a bug ?

by design (\input is kind of special) .. we could look into alternatives 
for read/write/open/close when the input scanner is cleaned up (later 
this year after releasing for tl)

Hans

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