[Dev-luatex] 255 characters limit on font names

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 18:15:11 CET 2018


On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 5:19 PM Khaled Hosny <dr.khaled.hosny at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Currently fonts with names are longer than 255 characters are ignored
> and the font fails to load without an explanation. See
> https://github.com/lualatex/luaotfload/issues/424 for background. The
> code suggests this is a limitation of the DVI format (the relevant check
> was add back in 2009 according to repository history), but it shouldn’t
> affect PDF mode.


Thank you for the report, we are seeing it now.

-- 
luigi
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