[NTG-context] gettimeofday under XP

Peter Rolf indiego at gmx.net
Thu Dec 6 14:20:35 CET 2007

Taco Hoekwater schrieb:
> Peter Rolf wrote:
>> Arthur Reutenauer schrieb:
>>>> Error in lua file loading: r:\tex\texmf-mswin\bin\luatools.lua:1402:
>>>> attempt to call field 'gettimeofday' (a nil value)
>>>   Your LuaTeX is "too old".  Take yesterday's beta (0.20).
>> mhh, I already use this version in my minimal installation. There is no
>> doubt about it.
> Did you forget to copy the new executable to texlua.exe perhaps?


This reminds me, that there are still three identical huge files in my
bin directory. Aside from the waste of space such stupid errors can
occur. Is this problem solved in the meantime?

Thanks anyway,


> os.gettimeofday() is available everywhere except on Solaris.
> Best wishes,
> Taco
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