[NTG-context] running luatex?

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 12:27:18 CEST 2007


On 8/15/07, Hans van der Meer <hansm at science.uva.nl> wrote:
> After some hassles (no problem with me, to be expected from something new as
> luatexbeta) I finally got as far as:
>
> compiling and installing luatex, luatools and friends.
> setting up shell variables.
> doing "texexec --make --all --luatex"
>
> Alas, mag12 tells about installing luatex, it does not tell me how to run
> things.
> I thought that "luatex --fmt=cont-en luatest1.tex" would work, but it gives
> me:
>   This is luaTeX, Version 3.141592-beta-0.10.2-2007081511 (Web2C 7.5.6)
>   I can't find the format file `cont-en.fmt'!
>
> Now doing "luatools --ini --compile cont-en" tells me "Beginning to dump on
> file cont-en.fmt (format=cont-en 2007.8.15)"
> but even then I get:
> 126 ~/temp/luatex: luatex --fmt=cont-en luatest1.tex
> This is luaTeX, Version 3.141592-beta-0.10.2-2007081511 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> I can't find the format file `cont-en.fmt'!
> And no better with:
> 127 ~/temp/luatex: luatex --fmt=cont-en.fmt luatest1.tex
>
> I did the example "luatools lmr12.afm" and it gave neatly
> "/usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf-dist/fonts/afm/public/lm/lmr12.afm"
> but if I do "luatools cont-en.fmt" it just returns an empty message.
>
> How do I proceed? What am I missing here?
>
>
> Hans van der Meer
what about
$>texmfstart texexec --luatex luatest1.tex

>


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luigi
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